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HES is currently undertaking essential maintenance on our web services. This will limit access to services in the following ways:

- Subscription access for HES online services will be unavailable (Scran, NCAP)

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 We anticipate services to be restored from Monday 1st February 2021.

 

SHIELING

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Upland pasture to which animals were driven on a seasonal basis. For structures associated with shielings use SHIELING HUT.

Classifications

Related Terms

Term Note
FARM A tract of land, often including a farmhouse and ancillary buildings, used for the purpose of cultivation and the rearing of livestock, etc. Use more specific type where known.
FARM BUILDING A building or structure found on a farm. Use more specific term where known.
SHIELING HUT A small dwelling of stone or turf, occupied on a seasonal basis by people tending animals on upland pastures.
SHIELING MOUND A mound created by successive shieling huts.
TOWNSHIP A group of dwellings, associated farm buildings and land, held by two or more joint tenants usually working the land communally.

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