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?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ard (Achatatoil)

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>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NG 7792 1301 (14m by 14m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG71SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENELG

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Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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