MHG58410 - Shieling - Loch Bharabhaig


A possible shieling was identified from aerial photography and survey.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Aerial photographs show a cluster of at least five buildings, possibly shieling huts of different periods, situated in a grassy, but bracken infested, clearing at the NW end of Loch Bharabhaig (see also MHG58409 and MHG58411).
At NG 68731 10062 there is a small circular building, of c2m in internal diameter.
Information from Ishbel MacKinnon, July 2011. <1>

A small circular building at NG 68731 10062 is almost certainly a shieling hut. It is 2m in internal diameter, with very low, turf walls, and has no obvious entrance.
Information from SRP Camuscross, August 2011. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 6873 1006 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG61SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish SLEAT

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