MHG60953 - Shieling - Rubha an Duin Bhain


An area of 18th/19th cultivation at Rubha an Duin Bhain.

Type and Period (2)

  • CULTIVATION REMAINS (18th Century to 19th Century - 1701 AD to 1900 AD)
  • BOUNDARY WALL (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

An area of 18th/19th cultivation at Rubha an Duin Bhain.

South of fort (at Rubha an Duin Bhain) is an area of cultivation of 18th-19th century period which is bounded on landward side by a wall joining separate stretches of rock outcrop to form a barrier. Built against base of a rocky cliff within walled area, is a ruined shieling measuring c3 mx 2 m.
Fort surveyed at 1:10,000; enlargement at 1:1250.
Visited by OS (NKB) 8 June 1970 <1>

GIS spatial data created in 2019 based on area as seen on 1999-2001 vertical APs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NM 4489 7031 (56m by 71m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM47SW
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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