MHG83 - Possible Shieling Hut, Doire Leathan
Remains of possible post medieval shieling hut.
Type and Period (1)
- SHIELING HUT (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Early map sources - OS 2nd edition 1900: sheet LV(NW) & XLI (SW), Allt Poll Doire (Doire Leathann). Remains of one structure, near to river/burn, c 717518.
J Aitken: 20/01/04
What may be one unroofed shieling-hut is depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Argyllshire 1875, sheet lv), but it is not shown on the current edition of the OS 1:10000 map (1974).
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 20 May 1998
Doire Leathan: Remains of 2 small houses. Period of occupation uncertain, but after 1755 and before 1841. No arable seen, and the site may latterly have been a shieling.
P Gaskell 1968
|Grid reference||Centred NM 7172 5090 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)|
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External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/76329 (View RCAHMS Canmore entry for this site)
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