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?)
- None recorded
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>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 6873 1006 (40m by 40m)|
|Geographical Area||SKYE AND LOCHALSH|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/311825/skye-loch-bharabhaig (Link to online HES Canmore record)
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