MHG6609 - Sheep Ford - Inverarish, Raasay


A modern sheepfold visible on aerial photography and

Type and Period (1)

  • SHEEP FOLD (Constructed, 20th Century - 1901 AD to 2000 AD)

Protected Status

  • None recorded

Full Description

NG53NE 82 5712 3606
On the n side of the Inverarish to fearns road is a twin compartment sheep pen constructed of timber, fish boxes and various other materials. Possibly still in use.
Visited by S Hothersall 25 March 1991.
R Miket et al 1991; NMRS MS/530.

This sheepfold does not appear on the 1st or 2nd edition OS maps but does appear on the 5th edition OS map, and is therefore likely of early- mid 20th construction.

GIS spatial data created 2018 based on OS master map. <1>

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Grid reference Centred NG 5716 3606 (87m by 41m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NG53NE
Geographical Area SKYE AND LOCHALSH
Civil Parish PORTREE

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