MHG53694 - Sheepfold - Fuaran Allt Nam Uamh


A drystone circular sheepfold.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHEEP FOLD (20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

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>

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Grid reference Centred NC 2548 1785 (20m by 20m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC21NE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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