MHG62707 - Shieling - Strath Sgitheach
Ruined shieling at Strath Sgitheach.
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING (Medieval to 19th Century - 1058 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A number of settlement features are visible across this area on an aerial photograph taken by Jim Bone in 2010. <1>
The Strath Sgitheach area was surveyed by Meryl Marshall in 2020.
Strath Sgitheach Post Medieval sites.
Shieling (SS10) – this oval structure on the summit of a grassy knoll is on a NW-SE alignment and measures 5m x 3m overall. The footings are of stone and turf and quite low but distinct. <2>
NGR adjusted based on 2018 aerial photographs. <3>
- <1> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Oblique: Bone, J. 01/2010. Strath Sgitheach NH 526 634. Colour. . Digital.
- <2> Text/Correspondence: Marshall, M.. 2020. Walkover survey at Strath Sgitheach by NOSAS. North of Scotland Archaeology Society (NOSAS). Yes. Digital. XY
- <3> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2018. Getmapping aerial photography 2018.
|Grid reference||Centred NH 5242 6317 (6m by 6m) (2 map features)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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