MHG58129 - Shieling hut, Ard (Achatatoil)
Shieling hut, Ard (Achatatoil)
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT (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 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>
- <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.69 Site 1433.
- <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 7785 1295 (3m by 3m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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