MHG62474 - Shieling hut - below Doire Thulaichean


A shieling hut below Doire Thulaichean.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A shieling hut below Doire Thulaichean.

The feature was recorded in 2013 during a walkover survey by Headland Archaeology in advance of the proposed Culachy Windfarm. A shieling hut located some 18m to the N of Allt Doire Thulaichean. It is defined by a shallow hollow enclosed by low turf banks 1m wide by 0.1m high on top of a prominent green mound on a gentle SE-facing hillside. The structure is sub-rectangular, aligned NE to SW and measures 3.5m by 2m wide internally. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NH 3753 0210 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH30SE
Geographical Area INVERNESS

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