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Skye, Beinn An Duibh Leathaid

Shieling Hut (Post Medieval)

Site Name Skye, Beinn An Duibh Leathaid

Classification Shieling Hut (Post Medieval)

Canmore ID 312215

Site Number NG61SE 34.03

NGR NG 68741 11476

NGR Description Centre of hut

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


Ordnance Survey licence number AC0000807262. All rights reserved.
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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Sleat
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Skye And Lochalsh
  • Former County Inverness-shire


Field Visit (2009 - 2010)

A sheiling hut or very small circular building is situated on the N slope of Beinn an Duibh Leithaid (hill of the black slope), above the birch tree-line. The building has low turf walls, and the internal diameter is less than 2m. The position of the doorway is not apparent. The walls appear to be turf – no stone is visible and none could be felt by poking with a thin metal spike.

Information from SRP Camuscross, August 2011.


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