MHG54155 - Sheep fold, Achkeepster


Sheep fold shown on 1st edition Ordnance Survey map.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHEEP FOLD (19th Century - 1801 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

This stell, lying to the west of the fields of Achkeepster and Baledavist, is marked on the OS First edition map. On the ground, it - like site 026 - appears to be a well-maintained structure, still standing to 1.6m high, over walls 1.5m wide, but tapering towards the top. All the coping stones are still in place, as is the lintel over the doorway in the south-east quadrant. The stell is 12m in diameter and lies just inside the boundary of the fields belonging to Achkeepster. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 1644 5157 (20m by 20m)
Map sheet ND15SE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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