MHG61180 - Shieling hut - Gleann Goibhre, Kilmorack
Shieling hut at Gleann Goibhre, Kilmorack
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
The Gleann Goibhre northeast shieling site was surveyed by NOSAS members in 2002. It is situated on a south facing slope on the north side of the Allt Goibhre. The site is surrounded by steep heathery terrain but is centred on a sheltered scooped area; in the upper part there is a large enclosure and lower down a fertile, grassy area. The site comprises 4 shieling huts, 2 possible stores and 2 enclosures.
Shieling 2. The substantial remains of a rectangular structure are on an E-W axis and measure roughly 4m x 2.5m internally. The structure is recessed into slope north edge and there is a small entrance in the SE corner. The walls are 1m thickness and rise to 0.3m generally 0.8m in NE corner and at the W end. <1>
NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs <2>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Marshall, M, Coombs, A and Jack, A. 2003. Archaeological Remains of two Shieling Sites in Upper Gleann Goibhre near Muir of Ord. North of Scotland Archaeological Society. Digital. p.9 Site 2.
- <2> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2009. Getmapping aerial photography 2009. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NH 4210 4844 (6m by 6m)|
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