MHG60453 - Building - Bad-callda, Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig


Roofed building at Bad-callda on Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig

Type and Period (1)

  • BUILDING (19th Century to 20th Century - 1801 AD? to 2000 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.

Bad-callda settlement.

A roofed house is now used as a holiday home. In front of the house, upright stones have been used as strainer posts for an enclosure fence (now broken down). <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs <2>

Note: Roofed building is approximately 60 metres north of map co-ordinates provided in report. (T. Blackie 29/5/19)

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Grid reference Centred NG 8160 5601 (12m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG85NW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY

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