MHG57733 - Shielings, Gleann Chorainn


Shielings at Gleann Chorainn

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Gleann Chorainn

Mid Gleann Chorainn SW sheilings and structure/possible still site (1102 – 1107) – centred on NH 245 486 Alternative names - Allt Toll Lochain, Inverchoran This site is situated in the middle part of the glen, on the NW side of the main burn and on the NE side of its tributary the Allt Toll Lochain and recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. It is 300m SW of the previous shieling site of Mid Glen Chorainn1/Allt Choire Buidhe. The grassy slopes are SE facing and at an altitude of 260m - 280m. The site comprises 5 shielings and a structure which is possibly the site of a still.

1105 Shieling - NH 24615 48585 Very much degraded and barely discernable this shieling is identified by a grassy patch and low turf walls with some stone composition, 0.15 in height.

1106 Shieling - NH 24585 48570 Also barely discernable this shieling has a dished centre, 3m x 1.5m. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2015 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2459 4859 (45m by 24m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH24NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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