MHG57651 - Shielings, Allt a’Charnaich
Shielings at Allt a’Charnaich
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
The Allt a’Charnaich flows from NW to SE to enter Loch Beannacharain at its east end. These sites are situated in the gentler SE facing slopes of the middle part of the burn and were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project.
Shielings, building and pens (851 – 862) - NH 2443 5160 The site is situated on the east bank of the Allt a’Charnaich on a gently sloping SW facing slope at an altitude of 240m. It comprises at least 8 shielings with a possible boundary wall, the remains of a dry stone building and 2 animal pens.
852 Shieling - NH 24458 51589 Scoop with slightly raised edges; 2x1m;
853 Shieling - NH 24450 51591 Scoop with raised edges has a diameter of 3.5m. A further smaller scoop of 1.5m diameter is just 1m away at NH 24452 51590. <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.39 Site 852,3.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2445 5159 (14m by 8m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/308875/allt-a-charnaich (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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