MHG58127 - Shieling hut/mound Ard (Achatatoil)
Shieling hut/mound, Ard (Achatatoil)
Type and Period (2)
- SHIELING HUT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- SHIELING MOUND (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
These sites were recorded by NOSAS in 2008/9 as part of an archaeological survey of outer Loch Hourn.
Site 1430. A roughly circular, green grassy mound, with a flat top and stone protruding through the turf. The mound measures 13m x 10m N-S. It lies on a flat-topped knoll, amidst bracken covered slopes and seems to represent a shieling site. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 1999-2001 Aps <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wombell, J and Hooper, J. 03/2009. A Report on the 2009 Archaeological Survey of Outer Loch Hourn, Inverness-shire. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.68 Sites 1430.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 1999-2001. Get Mapping colour vertical aerial photography 1999-2001 (The Millennium Map). XY
|Grid reference||Centred NG 7792 1301 (14m by 14m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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