MHG53694 - Sheepfold - Fuaran Allt Nam Uamh
A drystone circular sheepfold.
Type and Period (1)
- SHEEP FOLD (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)
- None recorded
Surveyed by the Assynt's Hidden Lives project in November 2009. Situated in improved pasture on flat ground at the bottom of a hill is a drystone circular sheepfold. The wall comprises two single course faces brought roughly to course with a rubble infill. An entrance is visible on the south-west measuring 0.6m wide and 0.8m high. Areas of the structure stand to full height but other areas are greatly diminished. <1>
First appears on Ordnance Survey 2nd edition mapping, marked as 'Stell'. <2>
GIS data amended in 2019 according to location of feature as seen on 2016 vertical APs. <3>
- <1> Text/Report/Fieldwork Report: Cavers, G & Hudson, G. 05/2010. Assynt's Hidden Lives: An archaeological survey of the the parish. AOC Archaeology Group and Historic Assynt. 01/08/2010. Digital. 42, p.82.
- <2> Image/Map: Ordnance Survey. 1906. Ordnance Survey 2nd edition 6 inch map: Sutherland. Digital.
- <3> Image/Photograph(s)/Aerial Photograph/Vertical: Get Mapping. 2016. Getmapping aerial photography 2016. XY
|Grid reference||Centred NC 2548 1785 (20m by 20m)|
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