MHG58378 MHG58378 - Shieling - Loch Barabhaig


A single celled structure was identified during a pre- afforestation survey.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A stone and turf built, circular, single cell structure was discovered during a pre- afforestation survey by Martin Wildgoose in 2002. It lay on a small level platform at the south-west end of Dun Barabhaig (Site B). The remains measurd 3.00 metres in diameter over walls 0.90 metre thick and 0.50 metre high. The site lay in a bracken infested area. Mounding had been carried out to within 10.00 metres of this site. <1>

The structure does not appear on the 1st or 2nd edition OS maps.

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Grid reference Centred NG 6794 0980 (40m by 40m)
Map sheet NG60NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SLEAT

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