MHG59490 - Shieling mound, Gleann Goibhre, Kilmorack
Shieling mound at Gleann Goibhre, Kilmorack
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING MOUND (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 Mound 24. A circular mound with overall dimensions of c.7m and c.0.7m higher than the general ground level. The mound has a hollow in the centre of c.2.5m E-W by c.2m. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 4032 4795 (7m by 7m)|
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