Blackburn Shop sheiling on Ousby Fell viewed from the north west

Date:
Aug 1966
Location:
Blackburn Shop Shieling, Ousby, Ousby Fell, Eden, Cumbria
Reference:
BB66/04086
Type:
Photograph (Negative)

Description

Livestock could be brought to this shieling to graze while the shepherd could use the shelter as protection against the elements; the amount of natural shelter in the area being scarce. This makeshift hut has been put together in several phases, and is partly dry-stone and partly mortared.

Content

This is part of the Collection: NMR07 NMR Accessioned Negatives - Catalogued

Rights

© Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive

Keywords

Shieling

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