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Shieling SSW of Mounthooly (Kirknewton)

These are the remains of a shieling on the western floodplain of the College Burn at the foot of The Schil. It survives as a low foundation covered with turf. It is divided into two rooms. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N668
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, College Valley Survey. Mounthooly 1994; TYNE AND WEAR MUSEUMS

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kirknewton

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