2007

NT9504 : Sheepbanks near Sharperton

taken 17 years ago, near to Sharperton, Northumberland, England

Sheepbanks near Sharperton
Sheepbanks near Sharperton
Sheepbanks is on the unclassified road from Sharperton to Biddlestone. The cottage has a little history. A family tree website reveals that Margaret Macpherson (nee Brown), was born at Sheepbanks on 1 September 1916. She was the daughter of Thomas Brown, who had worked at Twizel Farm near Coldstream until he became disabled after being kicked by a horse. He did not completely recover from his accident and he was ill at the time of Margaret's birth, and he died in September the following year LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) .

In May 1943 the cottage would have been passed by a farmer, Bob Telford, who herded seventy five cattle from Wark, north to a new farm near Powburn as told in the Telford Drove Story on the Northumberland National Park website LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) .

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Category: Cottage
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · North Sharperton [5] · Farm [3] · Farm Near [2] · History [2] · Northumberland [2] Other Photos: · Sheepbanks above Sharperton ·
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NT9504, 13 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andy Gryce   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 27 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 June, 2007
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 959 048 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:20.2660N 2:3.9711W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 958 048
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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