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 (at some time))
- None recorded
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>
- <1> SHG24193 Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Shaw, C and Mckee, K. 03/2009. Glencoe WTW: Archaeological and Built Heritage Desk-based Assessment and Walkover Survey. Jacobs Engineering UK Ltd. 26/03/2009. Digital. Site 24.
- <2> SHG23297 Verbal Communication: Tilbury, S. Comment by Sylvina Tilbury, HER Officer.
|Grid reference||Centred NN 09554 70132 (40m by 40m) (GPS derived)|
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