MHG9606 - Dunan Beag


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Type and Period (1)

  • SHIELING (Neolithic to 19th Century - 4000 BC to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

NC27SE 9 2521 7268.

NC 256 727: A structure, measuring 9m by 6m, of laid flags and boulders lies on a grassy shelf in the lee of the slope below the 250ft (sic) contour on the south side of the valley. It has been quarried to build three circular shielings onto it.
T C Welsh 1972x.

NC 2521 7268. A complex comprising two contiguous, collapsed bothies, 3.9m by 2.3m and 3.5m by 2.5m, with four adjoining lambing pens, 2m in diameter. A small area of the valley to the east has been cleared of stones, and two or three clearance heaps exist.
Visited by OS (NKB) 28 April 1980.

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Grid reference Centred NC 2521 7268 (30m by 30m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC27SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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