MHG7555 - Sheilings, Middle Gleann Meinich


Sheilings, Middle Gleann Meinich

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NH25SE 11 252 538.

Four shielings, at approximately NH 252 538: no details given.
D W Ross 1991a. <1>

Middle Gleann Meinich sheilings (980 and 981) centred on NH 252 538 (Nmrs No - NH25SE 0011) Alternative names - Allt a Chair. In the middle part of Glen Meinich on the north bank of the river, this site is on the west side of the Allt a’Chair and was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. Only 2 of the previously recorded 4 shielings were found. The area has been enclosed by a deer fence and is very overgrown with heather up to knee height and small self planted trees.

980 - Shieling - circa NH 25200 53790
981 - Shieling - circa NH 25230 53815 <2>

Note; Site not visible on APs (T Blackie 21/12/17)

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Grid reference Centred NH 2521 5380 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH25SE
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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