MHG56799 - Builiding or shieling hut - Dirr Wood, Dores


A building or shieling hut of unknown date at Dirr Wood, Dores.

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING? (Unknown date)
  • SHIELING HUT? (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey was carried out by John Wombell, Anne Coombs and other members of the North of Scotland Archaeological Society (NOSAS) in April 2013 over 2.5 days of an area of Dirr Wood near Dorres. This investigation was carried out to try and put the then recently discovered late Bronze Age hoard at Dores into context with potential sites in the surrounding landscape. The remains of a building and/or a shieling hut (description provided was unclear) with stony footings measuring approximately 6m north west with a 3m internal diameter [Feature number JW/F90]. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NH 5885 3314 (12m by 11m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH53SE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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