MHG58106 - Sheep fank, Ard (Achatatoil)


Sheep fank, Ard (Achatatoil)

Type and Period (1)

  • FANK (Post Medieval - 1560 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ard (Achatatoil)

These sites were recorded by NOSAS in 2008/9 as part of an archaeological survey of outer Loch Hourn.

Site 1371. A sheep fank shown on the current OS map, which stands to c.1.1m high x 0.5m wide. The walls are a single stone wide. There is an attached pen, measuring c.6m by 6.5m, which has walls c.1.5m high and c.0.8m wide at the base, tapering to c.0.75m at the top. <1>

NGR adjusted based on 2010 APs <2>

1st Edition OS 6" <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NG 7784 1404 (33m by 34m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG71SE
Civil Parish GLENELG
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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