Keys to the Past

Boundary stones on Peel Fell (Kielder)

Seven 18th century estate boundary stones mark part of the boundary between land owned by the Douglas family and the Duke of Northumberland. They were erected at some time soon after 1769. The stones are carved with a reversed `D' for Douglas on one side, and an `N' on the other.

Reference number:N1
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kielder


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