Keys to the Past

Old Bower post-medieval farmstead, near the Shepherd's Burn, Kielder (Kielder)

Next to the road between Bower and Roughside, on the east bank of the Shepherd's Burn, the remains of a rectangular house, stack stands and lazy beds can be seen as earthworks. Archaeologists think this is Old Bower, a farmstead occupied at some time in the post-medieval period.

Reference number:N7018
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kielder

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