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Bad Raphain Beag

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

Site Name Bad Raphain Beag

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

Canmore ID 7757

Site Number ND05SE 25

NGR ND 0933 5097

NGR Description ND 0933 5097 and ND 0931 5093

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Highland
  • Parish Halkirk
  • Former Region Highland
  • Former District Caithness
  • Former County Caithness

Archaeology Notes

ND05SE 25 0933 5097 and 0931 5093

A shieling, comprising a grass covered rectangular platform, 8m E-W by 5m acorss.

Nearby is a sub-rectangular enclosure, 50m by 30m situated on a false crest and comprising a wall, 1m high, enclosing an area of grass and heather.

Also at ND 0942 5104 is a grass covered rectangular structure 4.0m long E-W by 3.5m a cross.

R J Mercer 1980.

Area deep ploughed and planted with conifers. No trace of any shielings or enclosures.

Visited by OS, 26 September 1981.


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