MHG53416 - Circular sheepfold, Wathegar


A circular sheepfold depicted on the 2nd edition and later Ordnance Survey maps.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHEEP FOLD (Built, 19th Century to 20th Century - 1872 AD to 1906 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This sheepfold is described in the Cultural Heritage chapter of an Environmental Statement for a proposed new wind farm. It lies in an area of rough ground just outside the enclosed fields to the south east of Upper Wathegar. It is clearly visible on vertical aerial photographs from 1946 and, according to modern aerial photography, now lies on the edge of a forest ride. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 28330 50130 (12m by 13m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND25SE
Civil Parish WICK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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