MHG57441 - Shieling group, Coire Mhoraigean


The lower of two shieling groups comprising the remains of six buildings.

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

159 The lower of two shieling groups in Coire Mhoraigean were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project at NH 1995 4900. There are the remains of 6 buildings, two of which are oval shieling mounds whilst four are rectangular, three with stone footings and one with an outshot. They are located at NH 19877 48990, NH 19880 48979, NH 19916 48939, NH 19887 49027, NH 19903 48939 and NH 20025 48725. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 1986 4898 (8m by 8m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH14NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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