MHG57533 - Shieling hut, Upper Gleann Meinich


Shieling hut at Upper Gleann Meinich

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Upper Gleann Meinich Shieling hut. This feature is in the upper part of the glen where it becomes narrower and was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project.

939 Shieling hut - NH 22922 54961 Sits on top of a grass covered knoll near site 937 and c40m to the north of the burn. The knoll has a dished centre, roughly oval with internal measurements of 3m x 1.5m. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2014 APs indicating probable site. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 2294 5498 (5m by 5m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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