MHG57595 - Rock shelter , Creag Iucharaidh


Rock shelter at Creag Iucharaidh

Type and Period (1)

  • ROCK SHELTER (Unknown date)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

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Creag Iucharaidh

Rock shelter and enclosure (1009 and 1010) - NH 26203 51251 These sites are situated at an altitude of 250m and at the foot of a SE facing scree, below a large crag. The sites are in a sheltered situation. The ground is stoney with large boulders but there are small grassy patches in the vicinity, also heather.

1010 Rock shelter (Figure 6) - NH 26207 51170 A manmade cavity measuring 2.5 x 1.5m x 0.5 to 0.75m height under a large pointed boulder which is 3m x 2m x 3m (height). The shelter is dry and has a well constructed internal wall face of several courses, with slight corbelling, at its NE and E sides (Figure 7.). The shelter has a triangular entrance at its SW end which is just 0.8 x 0.4m. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2620 5118 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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