MHG52868 - Possible sheepfold, Blarmachfoldach


The sporadic remains of a structure, possibly a sheepfold, which is depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map c.1876.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHEEP FOLD? (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD? to 1871 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

During a walkover survey in June 2008 the remains of a structure were identified comprising sporadic large boulders, interpreted as a sheepfold. The walls are 1m thick and survive to a height of 0.5m. Other structural remains, a boundary wall, survive to a height of over 1m following the burn. The structure is depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map published in 1876. <1>

The supplied grid reference may be incorrect as no such structure can seen on the maps in this location. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NN 09554 70132 (40m by 40m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NN07SE
Civil Parish KILMALLIE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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