MHG6405 - Coire Beithe


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Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NG62SW 33 6109 2191

For shieling-huts at the same location, see NG62SW 54 (Skye SMR 108).

Situated in Coire Beithe, at the congluence of two burns which lie between the Allt Beinn Deirge and the forestry fence, at 80m OD is a sub-rectangular enclosure which measures 10m NW-SE by 8m NE-SW. An entrance survives in the S corner. To the rear/west side of the enclosure a twin-cell shieling-type structure has been built against the inside face of the wall.
A second twin-cell structure lies beneath the W wall of the enclosure. Visited by JM and AMcN 6 April 1990.

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Grid reference Centred NG 6108 2191 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG62SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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