MHG61795 - Sheepfold - Broubster


A sheepfold at Broubster.

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A sheepfold at Broubster.

A sheepfold was 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 circular sheep fank. <1>

The sheepfold is shown on the OS 1st Edition 6" map, so is probably at least mid-C19 in date.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0270 6137 (16m by 16m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND06SW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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