MHG60454 - Pen or bothan - Bad-callda township, Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig
Pen or bothan at Bad-callda on Aird Peninsula, Shieldaig
Type and Period (2)
- PEN? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- SHED? (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
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.
A small pen or bothan surrounding a large tree. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs <2>
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8164 5598 (12m by 12m)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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