MHG7582 - Possible Shieling Hut, Allt Airigh Eachainn
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Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
Beside the Allt Airidh Eachainn above Diabaig road is a possible shieling bothy. Sub-rectangular fottings of moss covered stones. Grass sloping up to ouside of stones. C.3m by 1.75m internally.
Recorded in Mary MacDonalds 1992 shieling survey in the Torridon area of Wester Ross.
Possible shieling bothy and two associated small circular structures, used for storage. <1>
This structure was recorded during a desk based assessment and walkover survey undertaken by J Wordsworth and J Harden at Torridon for the National Trust for Scotland in 1996-2002. Nearby were two wee stone structures. <2>
- <1> SHG1757 Text/Publication/Article: MacDonald, M. 1992. ''Torridon shieling survey (Applecross, Gairloch and Lochcarron parishes)'', Discovery and Excavation in Scotland 1992, p.44-5. Discovery and Excavation in Scotland. 44-5. 44.
- <2> SHG21916 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Wordsworth, J. & Harden, J.. 2002. Torridon Archaeological Survey 1996-2002. The National Trust for Scotland (NTS). 13/01/2003. Paper and Digital. TOR007.
|Grid reference||Centred NG 8252 6000 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/80968 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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