Keys to the Past

Cheswick Shiel (Ancroft)

Cheswick Shiel is a small building close to the sand dunes of Cheswick Sands. Fishermen used buildings like this, as temporary houses, whilst fishing. This one was probably used by Salmon fishermen. The shiel was built in the 18th century. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N4004
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Ancroft

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