Keys to the Past

Old Rowley's Shield farmstead, Kielder Water (Falstone)

The remains of a post-medieval farmstead stand by the Hawkhirst Burn. All that is visible is a mound of grass-covered stones with traces of cultivation around the south and east sides. The farmstead is shown on a map of 1772 as part of the Swinburn estate.

Reference number:N6208
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Falstone

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