MHG57689 - Shieling, Inverchoran (Am Fuar-Alltan)
Shieling at Inverchoran (Am Fuar-Alltan)
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
Inverchoran (Am Fuar-Alltan)
Shielings (1119 – 1121) – centred on NH 26800 48818 1.5 kms to the SSW of Inverchoran farmhouse at an altitude of 400m. These shielings are situated on a “spur” between 2 streams and were recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. The ground here is heathery and north facing. The remains of the three structures exist as low turf banks covered with heather.
1119. Shieling - NH 26805 48793. The southmost of the three appears as a rectangular platform on an E-W axis, external measurement 6m x 2.5m. <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.46 Site 1119.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 2679 4880 (8m by 8m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/308892/inverchoran-am-fuar-alltan (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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