Keys to the Past

High Bowershield (Elsdon)

High Bowershield farm is now in ruins and the remains are used as stock pens for Low Bowershield farm. The ruined farmhouse has a wall 1.2m thick that suggests it may have been a bastle. The rest of the building seems to be 18th century in date.

Reference number:N9756
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Elsdon

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