MHG60123 - Possible shieling - Doire Fhada, Rhu


Possible shieling at Doire Fhada, Rhu

Type and Period (3)

  • SHIELING? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • SHELTER? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • STOREHOUSE? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey, covering open ground above a steep slope of woodland east of Doire Fhada, was undertaken in 2016 by Rough Bounds Archaeology et al.

Site 12. Shelter/store/shieling, 2 x 2 ½ metres by outcrop with built walls to ½ metre on the south and south-west sides. Feature near the south west end of this area of rigs. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 6642 8397 (3m by 3m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM68SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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