MHG56699 - Ruined house - Herishader, Valtos by Staffin, Skye

Summary

Foundations of a stone-built house, 9m long, 4m wide, walls 1m thick.

Type and Period (1)

  • HOUSE (Undated)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The grassed over foundations of a stone-built house lying by an abandoned quarry on the north side of the Herishader access track were recorded by M Wildgoose during a walkover survey in 2002 in advance of a proposed Woodland Grant Scheme Project. The house lay on a northeast to southwest alignment and measured 9m long by 4m wide over walls 1m thick. A small area of well preserved lazy-beds lay immediately to the south of the house. <1>

Possibly part of nearby township MHG23938.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NG 5121 6351 (8m by 11m)
Map sheet NG56SW
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish KILMUIR

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