MHG57395 - Shieling, Allt Na Criche


One of a group comprising two pairs of shielings at Allt Na Criche.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING MOUND (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

One of a Shieling group (Site Nos 665) centred on NH 1730 4907 comprises 2 pairs of shielings situated on a relatively dry grassy SE facing slope on the E bank of the Allt na Criche at an altitude of 260m and was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. The remains of the 4 shieling mounds at NH 17394 49096, NH 17375 49090, NH 17252 49052 and NH 17206 49054 were clearly identified but there may well be others in the vicinity. The largest mound measured some 5m x 3m overall. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 1724 4906 (6m by 6m)
Map sheet NH14NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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