NT8815 : Sheepfold by the Clay Burn

taken 6 years ago, 5 km from Barrowburn, Northumberland, Great Britain

Sheepfold by the Clay Burn
Sheepfold by the Clay Burn
Oops, I was here in the winter of 2009 NT8815 : Sheepfold by the Clay Burn

Is the sheepfold that David Dippie Dixon (in Upper Coquetdale 1903) tells of?

"On a wild stormy night amongst these hills a person could easily perish within a few yards of a dwelling. Some years ago a shepherd named Rogerson having lost his way, was found perished to death in a sheep stell, close to Uswayford. Not having the least idea he was so near to a human habitation, he had sought shelter from the storm within the walls of the stell ; here he had sat down exhausted, when the fatal sleep - 'The sleep that knows no waking' - overcame him."
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Date Taken
Friday, 20 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8871 1522 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:25.8445N 2:10.7974W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8872 1521
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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