MHG32182 - Sheepfold, Gleann Fhiodhaig
A substantial multi-celled sheepfold.
Type and Period (1)
- SHEEP FOLD (19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A rectilinear multi-celled sheepfold is depicted on the First Edition Ordnance Survey map (Ross-shire 1881). The current Landmark mapping shows the structure and marks it 'sheepfold'.
A photograph was taken of the feature by J Duberley, and this is held in Assoc. Docs.
(KC - 05/2003)
603 A sheep fold centred on NH 15285 48603 was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project. A substantial, sub-square structure 20m across and subdivided internally to form 1 large and 2 smaller compartments. Double faced drystone walls remain intact up to 1.2m high in places with a single entrance at the SE corner. There is a stone built shearing bench running the full 8m length of one of the dividing walls. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred NH 1529 4861 (24m by 26m) (Buffered by site type)|
|Geographical Area||ROSS AND CROMARTY|
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Related Investigations/Events (1)
External Links (1)
- https://canmore.org.uk/site/302439 (View Canmore record for this site)
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