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)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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

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Grid reference Centred NM 7172 5090 (10m by 10m) (Buffered by site type)
Map sheet NM75SW
Civil Parish MORVERN
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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