MHG57691 - 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?)

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  • None recorded

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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.

1121 Shieling - NH 26818 48840 The northmost is a circular structure, external diameter 3.5m with barely discernable footings to a height of 0.1 - 0.2m. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2681 4883 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH24NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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