MHG58388 - Shielings - Loch Barabhaig


Two stone built structures situated on the summit of a hill were identified during a pre- afforestation survey.

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two grassed over stone buildings situated on the summit of the hill overlooking Camas Barahaig were recorded by Martin Wildgoose during a pre-afforestation survey in February 2002. They were situated on a prominent grassy knoll and there was no obvious entrance to either structure. The S cell has an overall diameter of 5m and the second cell, which lay c30m to the N, measured 4m x 3m with walls 0.9m thick. <1>

The structures do not appear on the 1st or 2nd edition OS maps.

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Grid reference Centred NG 6894 0953 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG60NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SLEAT

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