MHG54156 - Sheep shelter, Achkeepster


Sheep shelter depicted on 1st edition Ordnance Survey mapping.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

The scanty remains of this sheep shelter, which is marked on the OS First edition map, consists of two opposed arcs of walling, joined in the middle. Little stone is apparent in its structure and it appears simply to be a very regularly shaped patch of sedge within a relatively marshy area. Each limb of the sheep shelter measures 6m long, with the central section measuring 3m in length. <1><2>

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Grid reference Centred ND 1613 5153 (33m by 33m)
Map sheet ND15SE
Civil Parish WATTEN
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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