Keys to the Past

Broomy Linn shieling, Falstone Forest (Falstone)

The remains of a small post-medieval building, known as a shieling, lie on a rocky spur overlooking the Black Burn. The building measures about 5m long and is roughly oval in plan. It only had one room and when it was recorded in the 1970s only the east and south walls were clearly visible.

Reference number:N6223
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Falstone


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