MHG33085 - Sheepfold at East Church


A sheepfold (fank) depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1875.

Type and Period (2)

  • SHEEP FOLD (Constructed, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1875 AD)
  • FANK (Constructed, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1875 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A 'sheepfold' is depicted on the OS 1st Edition Map. It is situated above East Church.
Information supplied by P Swan, 2003 <1>

A photograph and plan of the sheepfold were submitted by Paul Swan in September 2008. The overall dimensions are approximately 24.6 m by 7.8m. The walls are standing to an average height of 1.2 metres. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NG 9097 4181 (25m by 17m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG94SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish LOCHBROOM

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