MHG57613 - Shieling hut Carnoch East (Inverchorain)
Shieling hut, Carnoch East (Inverchorain)
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
Carnoch (Inverchorain)(Figure 1.)
Carnoch East. To the east of Carnoch Farmhouse the river takes a swing away from the higher ground and then returns as it nears Inverchoran to the east. This area enclosed by the river on the south side and by the modern road on the north side, is roughly 500m x 200m in size. It comprises many fertile grassy knolls interspersed with some peaty marsh areas. Scattered over the area there are several small buildings with what appears to have been the main settlement at the very east end on an east facing slope close to the river. The sites were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project.
Township (865 – 881) - centred on NH 2565 5065 Alternative names - Inverchorain, Carnoch East. The site comprises 4 buildings, 7 shielings, several pits and some cultivation remains.
881 Building/Shieling Hut, at NH 25711 506 45 The grass and bracken covered footings of a sub-rectangular boulder and turf shieling hut, c2.9m ENE-WSW x 1.9m internal. <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.35 Sites 881 Shieling hut.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2569 5065 (4m by 4m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/308857/carnoch-carnoch-east (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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