MHG60155 - Shieling or shelter - Doire Fhada, Rhu

Summary

Shieling or shelter at Doire Fhada, Rhu

Type and Period (3)

  • SHIELING? (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • CULTIVATION REMAINS (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
  • SHELTER? (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 19. Oval shieling/shelter c.4 x 2 ½ metres built next to high SW facing outcrop – walls to ½ metre – feature had area of old cultivation on steep slope to SW. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2012 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NM 6640 8386 (5m by 5m)
Map sheet NM68SE
Civil Parish ARISAIG AND MOIDART
Geographical Area LOCHABER

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Investigations/Events (1)

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