MHG57414 - Shieling huts and a rock shelter, Achadh an Eas, Loch Beannacharain
A group of six shieling huts and a rock shelter to the south east of the main settlement of Achadh an Eas.
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A group of 6 shieling huts and a rock shelter centred on NH 2190 5130 were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. They are situated on a N facing slope above and to the SE of the main settlement of Achadh an Eas around the 200m contour. A combination of low turf and stone wall footings of both oval and sub-rectangular plan shieling huts, maximum internal dimensions 3.5m x 2m. Located at NH 22094 51310 (built against an outcrop),NH 21998 51311 (internal sub-division), NH21968 51308, NH 21920 51266, NH 21889 51305, NH 21845 51329 and NH 21611 51248 respectively.
There is also a small rock shelter (Nosas Site Survey No.631) at NH 21944 51357 formed by edge set stones beneath an overhanging rock outcrop and measuring approximately 1.5m square internally. <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.34 Site 615.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2160 5125 (2m by 2m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/301915 (Click to view HES Canmore record)
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