NG3739 : Stone pen in Glen Bracadale

taken 6 years ago, near to Coillore, Highland, Great Britain

Stone pen in Glen Bracadale
Stone pen in Glen Bracadale
A closer look at the dry-stone walled pen (see NG3739 : Stone pen in Glen Bracadale) shows that it has been constructed largely of heavy rounded boulders painstakingly piled together to create a sheep-proof barrier. The pen is just about in good enough condition to be used today, with only one or two tumbled sections, but the sheep are no longer here is large enough numbers for such an enclosure to be needed.
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NG3739, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Skye  Glen Bracadale 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 3763 3930 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:22.0987N 6:21.9281W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 37638 39306
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Sheep Pen  Dry Stone Wall 

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