MHG59442 - Shielings - Allt Crioch a' Bhainne


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Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The possible remains of shieling huts were recorded during an NTS pre-afforestation survey of Kintail and West Affric in 1997. The first was a grassy mound with some stones, located 14m N of the path through the glen and 50m E of the dyke (MHG59444), measuring c.5m by c.4m aligned E/W. The remains of another possible hut at least 3m in diameter lay c25m to the N in a bracken-clad area. About 30m to the SE of the path were the remains of a drystone footing c0.6m wide and c0.15m high, measuring c3m by c2m, and aligned N/S. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 9872 2230 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG92SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish GLENSHIEL

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