MHG51370 - Site of sheep fank north west of Lynwilg Farm


Site of sheep fank depicted on 1st edition Ordnance Survey map.

Type and Period (3)

  • FANK (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD to 2000 AD)
  • SHEEP FOLD (Post Medieval to 20th Century - 1560 AD to 2000 AD)
  • SHEEP DIP (19th Century to 20th Century - 1801 AD to 2000 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The 1st edition OS map shows one roofed building with a small attached enclosure at this location. The 2nd edition OS map shows no building but two conjoined rectangular enclosures. This is located at the west end of an area of former improved and enclosed field. A walkover survey in 2007 confirmed that the only structure now visible is the remains of a rough concrete sheep dip. <1>

Sources/Archives (1)



Grid reference Centred NH 87873 10809 (24m by 23m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NH81SE
Civil Parish ALVIE

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