MHG53066 - Loch Borralie West

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Type and Period (1)

  • SHEEP FOLD (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Drystone enclosure, bottle shaped but with NW side of lower half missing. NE part (bottle neck) is 2.65 m wide and 10.2 m long with walls 0.6 m thick. SW part (globe) is 11.6 m long (NE/SW). Built of pale pink roughly dressed blocks of basal quartzite, double-skinned with nibble core and larger coping blocks.
In open, generally SW-tilting valley. Generally thick turf with burrowing and sandblows in vicinity.
Sheepfold, shown on OS 1874 map.
Recommendations: None. <1><2>

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Map

Location

Grid reference NC 3768 6712 (point) (Approximate)
Map sheet NC36NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish DURNESS

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