MHG61833 - Sheepfold - Shurrery


A sheepfold at Shurrery.

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 Shurrery.

A sheep fank 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 sheep fank. <1>

The sheepfold or fank is shown on historic OS maps at this location from the ist Edition 25" map onwards so dates at least from the 1860s

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Grid reference Centred ND 0354 5814 (22m by 22m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND05NW
Civil Parish REAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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