MHG58129 - Shieling hut, Ard (Achatatoil)


Shieling hut, Ard (Achatatoil)

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT (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 1433. The remains of a small shieling hut, consisting of turf and moss covered stone footings. It is sub-rectangular in shape and has been built against a rock outcrop. It measures 1.8m x 1.5m, over walls 0.3m high and 0.6m wide. It lies on undulating ground, which is covered in heather and bracken; there is a large grassy area below the hut, now covered in bracken. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 1999-2001 AP's <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NG 7785 1295 (3m by 3m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG71SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENELG

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