MHG51303 - Sheep Fold, Faraid Head


Circular sheep fold located at the north-west end of Faraid Head.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHEEP FOLD (Built, 18th Century to 19th Century - 1800 AD to 1878 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The sheep fold first appears on the first edition 6" Ordnance Survey map c.1878 <1>.

Nicely constructed circular sheep fold, in good condition, located at the north-west end of Faraid Head. It appears to still be in use <2>.

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Grid reference Centred NC 38503 70969 (13m by 13m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC37SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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