MHG58039 - Shieling huts, Camas Chonalain Mhoir, Loch Hourn

Summary

Shieling huts, Camas Chonalain Mhoir, Loch Hourn

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 8626 0745 (38m by 45m)
Map sheet NG80NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

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