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Burn Divot Drovers House and Sheepfold Walls, Thirlwall

Description: Burn Divot Drovers House and Sheepfold Walls

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 240843

OS Grid Reference: NY6940870835
OS Grid Coordinates: 369408, 570835
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0311, -2.4801

Location: Thirlwall, Northumberland

Locality: Thirlwall
County: Northumberland
Country: England

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Listing Text

NY 67 SE 694708
5/37 Burn Divot Drover's
House and sheepfold

Ruin of drover's house and surrounding sheepfold walls. Dated 1736 on door
lintel. House dressed snecked stone; squared rubble walls. Roofless single-
storey, 3-bay house. Central doorway has rusticated jambs and lintel with
raised triple keystone dated 1736. Flanking chamfered window surrounds
originally of 2 lights with central mullion. Right gable end stands almost
to ridge height; left gable end has collapsed. 1.5-metre high walls, enclosing
a large U-plan sheepfold with house at centre, have roughly-shaped coping stones.
Building has social interest and landscape value.

Listing NGR: NY6940870835

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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