Possible shieling at Upper Stoney Holes (Kielder)
The remains of a stone building can be seen just south of a stell and the junction of Scaup Burn and Kielder Stone Burn. At some time in the post-medieval period, farmers built this shieling, which they lived in during the warmer summer months, when animals were brought to the uplands to graze.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Kielder
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