MHG58039 - Shieling huts, Camas Chonalain Mhoir, Loch Hourn
Shieling huts, Camas Chonalain Mhoir, Loch Hourn
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
Camas Chonalain Mhoir
Sites identified during an archaeological survey of Loch Hourn by NOSAS in 2006.
Site 984. Shieling hut - The stone footings of a structure, measuring c 4m x 2m, with a further line of stones at one end. A large stone set upright in front of the structure is a probable rubbing stone to keep animals off the building.
Site 983. Shieling hut - The stone footings of a rectangular structure, measuring c 5.5m x 2.5m. Two long stones have been set upright either side of the entrance in one of the long sides, with a much larger stone set upright in front and to one side of this entrance. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2010 APs <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wombell, J. 03/2007. A Report on the 2006 Archaeological Survey of Loch Hourn, Inverness-shire. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.15 Site 983,984.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2010. Getmapping aerial photography 2010. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8626 0745 (38m by 45m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/289650 (Click to view HES Canmore record)
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