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A structure comprising an outer forecourt formed by funnelling walls that give access to one or more open enclosures or folds with adjoining cells. Used to separate ewes and lambs overnight, the lambs being housed in the adjoining cells and the ewes gathered for milking.


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POUND A pen, often circular and stone-walled, for impounding livestock.
SHEEPFOLD An enclosure for collecting, sorting and controlling sheep. Linked Data resource