Keys to the Past

Craigshield (Wark)

Craigshield is an early 19th century farmhouse. Originally it was a house with a stable or byre attached and all under one roof. The byre has now been converted into a house. The buildings may stand on an older site as there is a great deal of substantial old stones in some of the garden walls and there are bastles in neighbouring settlements at Horneystead and Mortley.

Reference number:N15142
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wark


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