Description: Farmbuildings Approximately 90 Metres East of Woodhouse Farmhouse
Date Listed: 25 April 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 329736
OS Grid Reference: SE8596568461
OS Grid Coordinates: 485965, 468461
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1049, -0.6867
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SE 86 NE SETTRINGTON B 1253
(north side, off)
approximately 90 metres
east of Woodhouse
Lambing pens and attached shepherd's hut. Probably c1840, with possible
earlier origins. Walls of limestone rubble and red brick in English garden
wall bond; shepherd's hut of red brick; red brick piers and buttresses;
pantile roof. L-shaped range of open-fronted shelters with hut to end
right. Hut is a single room opening into the shelters but with no door. 2-
light window to front. End stack. Interior of hut: plain brick fireplace.
The buildings are said to be a unique survival in this area of a rare type
of experimental farmbuildings and are of considerable interest in the
history of agriculture. North Yorkshire and Cleveland Vernacular Buildings
Study Group: Report No 964; 1984.
Listing NGR: SE8596568461
Source: English Heritage
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