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

A Grade II Listed Building in Birtley, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.123 / 55°7'22"N

Longitude: -2.1624 / 2°9'44"W

OS Eastings: 389738

OS Northings: 580972

OS Grid: NY897809

Mapcode National: GBR F9B6.MB

Mapcode Global: WHB1K.RHGG

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

Listing Date: 5 September 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303515

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239561

Location: Birtley, Northumberland, NE48

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Birtley

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Birtley St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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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

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