MHG61810 - Sheepfold - Loch Calder


A sheepfold to the west of Loch Calder.

Type and Period (1)

  • SHEEP FOLD (19th Century to 20th Century - 1900 AD? to 1950 AD?)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

A sheepfold to the west of Loch Calder.

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. Circular feature, probable sheep fank. Appears to overlie enclosure bank, suggesting relatively recent origin. <1>

This feature is not shown on the OS 1st Edition 6" map.

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Grid reference Centred ND 0723 5906 (13m by 13m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND05NE
Civil Parish HALKIRK
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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