MHG60447 - Building - Camas-an-Leim, Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig


Ruined building at Camas-an-Leim on Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The area known as the Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig was surveyed by Anne MacInnes and Terry Doe in 2013. The Aird area has been well populated and worked probably in pre clearance times around the 18th century or even before. The building type is typical of this time. The evidence of ports in every area of settlement shows use of the sea for both access and fishing.

Camas-an-Leim settlement.

Ruined building. <1>

1st Edition OS 6" <2>

Ordnance Survey Mastermap <3>

Note: Site not visible on aerial photographs so location approximate. (T. Blackie 27/5/19)

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NG 8189 5533 (10m by 8m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG85NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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