NG3047 : Sheep among the shielings

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Roskhill, Highland, Great Britain

Sheep among the shielings
Sheep among the shielings
Grass still grows green on the humps of ground that are all that remain of old shielings in the Cnocantoul farmstead. These shielings were built of turf, so have now virtually disappeared back into the moor from which they were dug.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Richard Dorrell and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NG3047, 10 images   (more nearby )
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 27 January, 2010
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Heath, Scrub 
Ruin (from Tags)
Shieling Hut 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Skye 
Shieling   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 304 474 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:26.1980N 6:29.6418W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 304 473
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Other Tags

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 7 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
You are not logged in login | register