MHG6553 - Beinn Na Caillach


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Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING HUT (Undated)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NG62NW 8 6109 2515

By a small tributary of Allt Fearna which flows off the N flank of
Beinn na Caillich is a closely-related group of shieling-type structures, consisting of:
1. Irregular-shaped twin-celled structure 6m by 2.5m overall length with walls 1m thick,
2. A 3m length of isolated turf dyke,
3. U-shaped structure of turf and stone with walls 1m thick, measuring 2m by 1m internally. Open at E end.
4. Oval structure with wall 1m thick, measuring 2m by 1.5m internally, 5. Oval structure with wall 1m thick, measuring 1m by 0.5m internally, 6. Rectangular structure with walls 1m thick, measuring 2m by 1.5m internally.
A small burn runs through the group.
Visited by AJ, 5 April 1990.

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Grid reference Centred NG 6108 2515 (10m by 10m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG62NW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish STRATH

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