MHG53746 - Circular sheepfold, Achnaluachrach


A circular sheepfold is first shown at this location on 2nd edition Ordnance Survey mapping.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A circular sheepfold is shown at this location on 20th century mapping.<1>

Recorded as almost perfectly preserved during walkover survey in March 2010. It is 11m in diameter. Its walls stand to 1.6m high and only a 2m stretch on its north arc is missing its coping stones. Its lintelled opening is 1.1m high and 0.9m wide and faces to 165°. Its walls are 1m thick at its base, tapering to 0.5m thick at its top. <2>

Sources/Archives (2)



Grid reference Centred NC 6726 1009 (14m by 14m)
Map sheet NC61SE
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND

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