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Sheepfold and Shepherds Shelter C1500 Yards North-East of Lowshield Green, Birtley

Description: Sheepfold and Shepherds Shelter C1500 Yards North-East of Lowshield Green

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 September 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 239561

OS Grid Reference: NY8973880972
OS Grid Coordinates: 389738, 580972
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1230, -2.1624

Location: Birtley, Northumberland NE48 3JN

Locality: Birtley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE48 3JN

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Listing Text


Sheepfold and shepherd's
5/26 shelter c1500 yards north-
east of Lowshield Green

Sheepfold and shepherd's shelter. Probably early C19. Dry stone wall and
dressed stone. Corrugated iron roof to shelter.

Circular sheepfold c50 feet in diameter with entrance on south side. East side
uses a massive rock, fallen from crag behind, as walling. Single-storey, one-
room cottage, built into wall on north side, has stable door in west gable end
and small square chimney,with ventilation slits below, on east gable end.

Listing NGR: NY8973880972

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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