MHG57595 - Rock shelter , Creag Iucharaidh
Rock shelter at Creag Iucharaidh
Type and Period (1)
- ROCK SHELTER (Unknown date)
- None recorded
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>
- <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.33 Site 1010.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2620 5118 (4m by 4m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/308862/creag-iucharaidh (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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