MHG58969 - Former Sheepfold - Ranachan, Ardnamurchan


A sheepfold is depicted on the 1st Edition 6" OS Map.

Type and Period (2)

  • BARN (20th Century - 1901 AD? to 2000 AD?)
  • SHEEP FOLD (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A sheepfold is depicted on the 1st Edition 6" Argyllshire OS Map. <1>

Large stone built structure 2 storeys high with a formerly pitched roof over, probably slated. Much altered in the past, it is now ruinous.
A drawn survey by RCAHMS in 2004 noted the location of cattle stocks on a gable. <2>

See link below to HES Canmore Record for survey plan.

GIS spatial data created 2018 based on OS Master Map. <3>

Sources/Archives (3)



Grid reference Centred NM 7895 6139 (22m by 11m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NM76SE
Geographical Area LOCHABER

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