MHG59523 - Building/Pony shed, Kilmorack , Kilmorack


Building/Pony shed at Kilmorack

Type and Period (2)

  • BUILDING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • SHED? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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.

In addition several other structures were noted in the vicinity:

Building/Pony shed? A rectangular building on a NE-SW alignment and measuring c.4m x 2m is recessed into a N facing slope and has earth banks to 1m height. An entrance to the west is 1m in width. The structure is adjacent to the remains of a fenced enclosure and both appear on the OS map. <1>

Note; Site not visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 6/2/19)

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NH 3999 4794 (5m by 5m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH34NE
Civil Parish KILMORACK
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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