NG3739 : Stone pen in Glen Bracadale

taken 7 years ago, near to Coillore, Highland, Great Britain

Stone pen in Glen Bracadale
Stone pen in Glen Bracadale
Here is evidence of the one-time importance of sheep-farming to this part area. This large stone-walled enclosure in Glen Bracadale would be large enough to contain a huge number of sheep. It is almost in good enough condition to be used today, and indeed, it has been is use recently enough for a modern galvanised gate to have been fitted to the entrance. However, the absence of mud or footprints show that no sheep have been through the gate for a few years. (Closer view of the wall - NG3739 : Stone pen in Glen Bracadale).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 February, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Place (from Tags)
Isle of Skye  Glen Bracadale 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 3754 3933 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:22.1117N 6:22.0196W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 37507 39324
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Dry Stone Wall  Animal Enclosure  Sheep Pen 

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