MHG32829 - Corarnstilmore


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Type and Period (1)

  • SHEEP FOLD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Sheepfold - NN 83687 97613
Visited Sat 30th Aug 2003, weather overcast threatening rain. A well-preserved circular sheepfold is situated in a coniferous plantation, midway between Stronetoper and Corarnstilmore (to the NW). It has not been planted and the trees in the adjacent area have been cleared. It has an internal diameter of 20m and the walls, which are almost complete, are to a consistent height of 1m. They are 0.8m wide at the base and 0.5m at the top. There is an entrance in the SSE with a substantial lintel. The entrance is 1.2m in height, 1m in width at the base (0.8m at the top). The lintel is a large flat slab measuring 1.5m x 0.6m.
Recorded by M. Marshall - Aug 2003

This site was visited during a walkover survey in March and April 2011. See the linked event (EHG3560) to download the survey report. <1><2>

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Grid reference Centred NN 8368 9761 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN89NW
Civil Parish ALVIE

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