MHG57396 - 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?)
- None recorded
One of a Shieling group (Site Nos 666) 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>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M. 2009. Report of Phase Two Scardroy and Upper Strathconon: May 2007 - December 2007. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.30 Site 666.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 1720 4906 (5m by 5m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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