MHG61787 - C19 sheep fank - West Shebster, Caithness


A mid-C19 sheep fank at West Shebster, Caithness.

Type and Period (1)

  • FANK (18th Century to 19th Century - 1800 AD? to 1875 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A mid-C19 sheep fank at West Shebster, Caithness.

A sheep fank identified in LiDAR data gathered by AOC Archaeology in 2011 as part of the mitigation for the visual impact on the archaeological landscape associated with the proposed Baillie Hill windfarm, Caithness. Modern sheep fank located within forest clearing. <1>

This feature is shown in this location on the OS 1st Edition 25" map [IS-L 29/05/2020].

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Grid reference Centred ND 0114 6252 (24m by 24m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND06SW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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