MHG58130 - 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 1434. The remains of a D-shaped shieling hut, consisting of moss covered tussocks and some stones against a natural bank. It measures 3m x 2m externally E-W, over walls 1.2m wide and 0.4m high. The hut lies in a wet area and there is sedge in its centre; fronting it is a flat, grassy area. <1>

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

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NG 7780 1300 (4m by 4m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG71SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENELG

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