SE5193 : Ruins of Burnt House

taken 13 years ago, 5 km from Kepwick, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Ruins of Burnt House
Ruins of Burnt House
Birk Wood Farm on the far side of the dale.
Burnt House
Burnt House was first recorded in the 1851 census as occupied by a Stephen Wood farming 40 acres and employing one agricultural labourer. In 1861 John Bell, molecatcher lived there but in 1871 he gave his occupation as a blacksmith. By 1891 James Appleby is farming it at the seemingly young age, by today's standards, of 26. It was later called Locker Cottage and fell into ruins sometime after 1916.

Source: Snilesworth by Bill Cowley (Turker Books) 1993 ISBN 0 9518529 1 4
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 13 September, 2005
Ruins > Ruins   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 512 936 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:20.1292N 1:12.8082W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 512 936
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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