MHG58385 - Shielings - Loch Barabhaig
Two single celled structures, possibly shielings, were identified during a pre- afforestation survey.
Type and Period (2)
- SHIELING? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- STRUCTURE? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
At the foot of the south-east facing flank of the outcrop (MHG58383) are the remains of 2 small stone-built cells, possibly shieling huts, discovered during a pre- afforestation survey by Martin Wildgoose in 2002. The more northerly of the two was 4m in overall diameter with walls of stone slabs set on edge. A possible smaller cell was attached to its north-east side. There was no obvious entrance. The second cell lay 30m to the south-west in boulder scree and measured just 2m in diameter. Again there was no obvious entrance. <1>
The structures do not appear on the 1st or 2nd edition OS maps.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 6812 0995 (40m by 40m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/312059/skye-loch-bharabhaig (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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