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Feith Osdail

Building(S) (Period Unassigned), Shieling Hut(S) (Post Medieval)

Site Name Feith Osdail

Classification Building(S) (Period Unassigned), Shieling Hut(S) (Post Medieval)

Canmore ID 5218

Site Number NC51SE 26

NGR NC 595 146

Datum OSGB36 - NGR

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  • Council Highland
  • Parish Lairg
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Sutherland
  • Former County Sutherland

Archaeology Notes

NC51SE 26 5954 1464 to 5949 1450.

A probable shieling group comprising a trefoil shaped building

measuring 4.2m to 4.8m across, the slight remains of two rectangular enclosures and a clearance heap.

Some 150m to the S are the footings of at least three buildings, 10.0 m by 4.0m, 9.0m by 3.0m, and 5.0m by 3.0m, and two small circular enclosures, possibly the bases for hayricks.

Visited by OS 26 June 1963 and 18 September 1976.

No change to existing record.

Visited by RCAHMS (JRS) 12 October 1989.

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