MHG5976 - Shieling Hut and Mounds - Upper Halistra


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Type and Period (2)

  • SHIELING HUT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • SHIELING MOUND (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NG25NW 1.17 253 601.

There are at least nine shieling-mounds to the NE of a dyke which may at one stage have been the head-dyke of Upper Halistra. At least four mounds have indications of huts on them, and the largest, to the S, measures 20m by 12m and 0.9m in height and is overlain by a field bank. (WAT90 983-991)
Visited by RCAHMS (DCC) 4 October 1990.

GIS spatial data amended in 2022 according to location of feature on 2009 vertical APs. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 2533 6006 (89m by 57m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG26SE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish DUIRINISH

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