MHG57738 - Shieling, Gleann Chorainn


Shieling at Gleann Chorainn

Type and Period (1)

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

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  • None recorded

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Gleann Chorainn

Upper Gleann Chorainn Shielings, building/possible still bothy and enclosure (1108 – 1118) – centred on NH 242 482 These sites, recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project, are situated in the upper part of the glen, at an altitude of 280m - 300m, 500m SW of the shieling sites of Mid Glen Chorainn/Allt Toll Lochain. They are to be found on the both sides of the main burn, although mainly on the NW side where a large expanse of SE facing slope is grassy. The site comprises 9 shielings, a building which is possibly a still bothy and an enclosure.

1116 Shieling - NH 24148 48266 Just to the north of enclosure 1113 the turf footings of a rectangular shieling with internal dimensions of 3m x 1.5m are seen. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2015 APs <2>

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Grid reference Centred NH 2414 4827 (4m by 4m)
Map sheet NH24NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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