MHG56463 - Sheepfold - Link Burn, Caithness


A sheepfold shown on the 1st Edition OS map at Link Burn, west of Scoolary near Canisbay, Caithness.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHEEP FOLD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A sheepfold shown on the 1st Edition OS map at Link Burn west of Scoolary near Canisbay, Caithness (Caithness 1877, sheet vii).

This site was identified by SUAT in 2004 during a desk-based assessment in advance of a proposed windfarm development. However the site itself was not visited during the subsequent walkover survey as it now lies within a forest of immature trees. <1>

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Grid reference Centred ND 2854 6883 (26m by 27m)
Map sheet ND26NE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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