NY2547 : Road junction with pinfold

taken 7 years ago, near to Wigton, Cumbria, Great Britain

Road junction with pinfold
Road junction with pinfold
The red sandstone walls in front of the petrol station are a reconstruction of the pinfold which once stood there - a pinfold was an enclosure to hold stray sheep.
Completed in 2009, it is the final work in the Sheepfolds arts project launched in 1996 LinkExternal link . Commissioned by Cumbria County Council, the sculptor Andy Goldsworthy has creatively reconstructed nearly 50 disused or ruined sheepfolds in Cumbria.
This view is from South End across the junction with Lowmoor Road.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 28 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
Person (from Tags)
Andy Goldsworthy 
Place (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2559 4785 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:49.1970N 3:9.5739W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2558 4788
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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Pinfold  Public Artwork 

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