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?)
- None recorded
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.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 6894 0953 (80m by 80m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
Related Monuments/Buildings (0)
Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/312148/skye-allt-nan-geal-charn (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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