MHG56460 - Sheepfold - near Philips Mains, Caithness
A sheepfold shown on the 1st Edition OS map southwest of Philips Mains near Canisbay, Caithness.
Type and Period (1)
- SHEEP FOLD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
A sheepfold shown on the 1st Edition OS map southwest of Philips Mains near Canisbay, Caithness (Caithness 1877, sheet vii).
This site was visited by SUAT in 2004 during a walkover survey in advance of a proposed windfarm development. The feature survived as a circular turf and moss covered dry stone wall 0.7-0.8m wide and about 0.4-0.5m high. The internal diameter was 13.55m. It was surrounded by rough grassland. <1>
|Grid reference||Centred ND 2927 7158 (19m by 19m)|
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