MHG54363 - Sheepfold, Scardroy Lodge


A complex sheepfold of dry stone construction.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Sheepfold - Situated 800m NW of Scardroy Lodge on the north side of a track and in the edge of a commercial forest, this sheepfold was recorded by NOSAS in 2007 as part of the Scotland's Rural Past Project, is on a SW facing slope at an altitude of 233m.

408 Sheepfold - NH 20998 52208 Complex structure (see plan in report) on a NW-SE axis, with walls of dry stone construction which are largely intact and between 0.5 and 1.3m in height. The walls are well-made, thicker at the bottom, 1m in width, and tapering towards the top, 0.4m. Deciduous trees have been planted in the SE part, bracken covers the NW part. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NH 20999 52220 (26m by 26m)
Map sheet NH25SW
Geographical Area ROSS AND CROMARTY
Civil Parish CONTIN

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