MHG59471 - 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 8. Rectangular structure on a NW- SE axis and on a slight raised area. Measures internally 4m x 2.5m and is abutting the pipeline at its south end. Defined by stone walls 0.3m in height and 1m in width at north end, less distinct at south but with much tumbled stonework, squared corners. Rushes internally. <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 8 p.7 photo.
- <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.5 Site 8.
- <3> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 4024 4794 (6m by 6m)|
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