Blackburn Shop sheiling on Ousby Fell viewed from the south
- Aug 1966
- Blackburn Shop Shieling, Ousby, Ousby Fell, Eden, Cumbria
- Photograph (Negative)
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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.
This is part of the Collection: NMR07 NMR Accessioned Negatives - Catalogued
© Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive
Shieling, Rural Landscape