MHG56580 - Possible shieling hut - S of Glenmoriston

Summary

A possible shieling hut was noted during a watching brief on the upgrading of an access track for the Millennium Windfarm near Glenmoriston.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A possible shieling hut was noted during a watching brief by Headland Archaeology in 2006 on the upgrading of an access track for the Millennium Windfarm near Glenmoriston. It comprised the remains of a sub-rectangular building which measured 6m x 4m with a possible byre attached to the north-facing wall. It was of drystone construction and only a single course of sub-rounded and sub-angular boulders remained. It had an average width of 0.6m and a surviving height of 0.3m. <1>

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NH 2537 1149 (16m by 17m)
Map sheet NH21SE
Civil Parish URQUHART AND GLENMORISTON
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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