MHG57574 - Shielings, An t-Sail
Shielings at An t-Sail
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A small valley on the northwest side of the saddle between Creag Clach Loundrain and Creag na Saile has a possible still, 2 shielings, 2 buildings and 2 pens in its upper part which were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project.
Situated on the northwest side of the saddle between Creag Clach Loundrain and Creag na Saile at a altitude of 220m. The ground here is generally heathery but there are patches of green fertile grass which are covered in bracken.
1040 Shielings - NH 26930 51732 Two structures situated on an obvious grassy mound. A - the southwest one on the top of the knoll has a depressed centre is 0.4m deep and measures 3m x 1.5m internally and B the northeast one, at a lower level, appears as an oval depression 2.5m x 1.5m. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M. 2010. Report of Phase Four Strathanmore to Loch Beannacharain: May 2008 - June 2009. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.31 Site 1040.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2692 5174 (8m by 8m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/308848/an-t-sail (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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