MHG62681 - Shieling hut - Cul Beag/Allt na Crionaiche


Shieling hut at Allt na Crìonaiche.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A walkover survey at Cul Beag/ Allt na Crionaiche was carried out by NOSAS members in Aug 2015. The remains of two farmsteads and associated enclosures are 3 kms west of Aultgowrie Bridge on the south facing slope above the Allt Goibhre at an altitude of 230m.

Group of Shielings; on the south facing slope there is a group of 7 shielings (one is on the east bank of the burn).

Shieling 6 – the stone footings of this rectangular shieling on an E-W alignment are barely discernible and more distinct at its east end. The internal area is roughly 5m x 2m. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2015 aerial photographs. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NH 4509 4980 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH44NE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish URRAY

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