MHG53738 - Sheep Fank, Allt Dubh, Aberarder

Summary

A sheep fank, of typical drystone construction, is first depicted on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map.

Type and Period (1)

  • FANK (Built, 19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD (at some time))

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A sheepfold is shown at this location on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey mapping. It sits at the apex of two field boundaries. <1>

Photographs of the fank were submitted to the HER to comply with a condition of planning permission. The fank survives in good condition, and will not be directly affected by the proposed development. <2>


<1> Ordnance Survey, 1873-6, Ordnance Survey 1st edition 6 inch map: Inverness-shire (Image/Map). SHG23755.


<2> Private individual, 08/2010, Photographs of Sheep Fank, Laggan (Image/Photograph(s)). SHG24892.

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Map

Location

Grid reference Centred NN 4750 8763 (58m by 53m)
Map sheet NN48NE
Civil Parish LAGGAN
Geographical Area BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY

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