MHG62320 - Shieling hut - Aberchalder Burn


A Shieling hut beside the Aberchalder Burn.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A shieling hut beside the Aberchalder Burn, Strathnairn.

The site was visited and recorded by CFA Archaeology in 2004 during a walkover survey in advanced of development of the proposed Dunmaglass windfarm. An oval possible shieling hut or bothy is terraced into the NW side of a low knoll on the west bank of the Aberchalder Burn situated to the east of the present track and to the west of a section of hollow way defining an earlier track alignment. The hut measures 2.5m x 1.5m internally between walls up to 0.6m wide. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 5991 1627 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH51NE
Civil Parish DORES
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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