MHG59460 - Shieling hut - Gleann Goibhre, Kilmorack
Shieling hut at Gleann Goibhre, Kilmorack
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
The Gleann Goibhre shieling site was surveyed by NOSAS members in 2002 and 2016. The site lies to the south of the Allt Goibhre, on a north facing terrace at a height of 300m. A pipeline with parallel track traverse the south part of the site and its construction may well have destroyed some features of the site. The site comprises the remains of 34 structures and a possible enclosing bank.
Shieling Hut 1. Close to the summit of a small knoll and with a panoramic view of the valley floor. Appears more as a depression (0.3m deep), although there is a defining stone setting enclosing a rectangular area on a NNE-SSW axis, measuring internally 4m x 2m. <1> <2>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs <3>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M.. 2018. Gleann Goibhre shieling sites. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.3 Site 1.
- <2> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M, Coombs, A and Jack, A. 2003. Archaeological Remains of two Shieling Sites in Upper Gleann Goibhre near Muir of Ord. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.3 Site 1.
- <3> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 4017 4803 (6m by 6m)|
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