MHG32357 - Sheepfold, Achkeepster
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Type and Period (1)
- SHEEP FOLD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Sheepfold, circular structure marked on 1st ed OS. <1>
The site was visited by J Hooper in 2001 during a walkover survey in advance of a proposed wind farm development. The walls only stand to about 5-6 courses in height, but clearly taper towards the top. The stell is 12m in diameter, over walls 0.5m high, with the entrance in the SW quadrant. <2>
- <1> SHG23773 Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1871-3. Ordnance Survey 1st edition 25 inch map: Caithness (surveyed 1870-72). Digital.
- <2> SHG21392 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Hooper, J.. 02/2001. Achkeepster, Caithness, Location of Proposed Windfarm: An Archaeological Assessment. Janet Hooper. 27/03/2001. Paper and Digital. Site 029.
|Grid reference||Centred ND 1660 5094 (40m by 40m) (Buffered by site type)|
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