MHG62393 - Possible shieling - Allt Loch Meadie, Halkirk


Possible shieling mound at Allt Loch Meadie

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

In August 2015, a walkover survey was undertaken in Braehour, Halkirk by Anne Coombs on behalf of the Forestry Commission Scotland to identify and demarcate archaeological sites in advance of clear fell operations.

Possible shieling: there are mounds c.5m by c.4m and c.0.5m high on the west bank of Allt Loch Meadie. These may represent more shieling mounds. They were marked by gps, taped along the edge of the plantation and photographed. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2009 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred ND 0863 4949 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND04NE
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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Related Investigations/Events (1)

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