NH1320 : Athnamulloch

taken 4 months ago, near to Athnamulloch [other Features], Highland, Great Britain

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Athnamulloch
Athnamulloch
Athnamulloch has now been done up as accommodation for conservation workers in Glen Affric. As late as after 1984 it was a shieling, a farmer brought cattle up the glen from Cannich every Summer. It was one of the duties of the warden at Alltbeithe to keep them in check and prevent them from wandering down to Kintail. This is probably the last example of transhumance in Scotland, something I have come across in Switzerland and Norway. I met the chap once when hitching out of Cannich after a long storm chased slog out of Alltbeithe one New Year.
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NH1320, 46 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 November, 2018
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Roads, Road transport  Derelict, Disused 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Affric Kintail Way 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 1333 2053 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:14.2374N 5:5.6848W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 1334 2055
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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