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Burn Divot Drovers House and Sheepfold Walls

A Grade II Listed Building in Thirlwall, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0311 / 55°1'51"N

Longitude: -2.4801 / 2°28'48"W

OS Eastings: 369408

OS Northings: 570835

OS Grid: NY694708

Mapcode National: GBR CB38.V9

Mapcode Global: WH90N.WS5Y

Entry Name: Burn Divot Drovers House and Sheepfold Walls

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370333

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240843

Location: Thirlwall, Northumberland, CA8

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Thirlwall

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Greenhead

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

THIRLWALL BURN DIVOT
NY 67 SE 694708
5/37 Burn Divot Drover's
House and sheepfold
walls
II

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

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