Keys to the Past

Medieval shieling south-east of South Middleton (Cheviotside)

Remains of a medieval shieling stand at the foot of Foxes Knowe. It measures 10m long by 4m wide and is divided into two separate rooms. The walls still stand 50cm high and the entrance seems to be through the west side. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N3592
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cheviotside
Local History of Cheviotside

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