MHG17940 - Shinness


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  • ENCLOSURE (Undated)

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  • None recorded

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NC35NE 9 355 594

The name signifies 'Stretching or Lengthened Pasture'.
Name Book 1878

A single enclosure and a larger three compartment enclosure, which is annotated as a sheepfold, are depicted on the 1st edition of the OS 6-inch map (Sutherland 1878, sheet xiv). The whole site is annotated as a sheepfold on the current edition of the OS 1:10,000 map (1988) and it comprises the previous larger enclosure now with four compartments and a double compartmented enclosure attached to it.
Information from RCAHMS (SAH) 17 August 1995

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Grid reference Centred NC 3549 5939 (60m by 60m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC35NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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