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place:- bield, Longsleddale
locality:- Sadgill
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
bield; pinfold
coordinates:- NY48390576
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4805

photograph

bield, Longsleddale -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 7.7.2009
photograph

bield, Longsleddale -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 7.7.2009

old map:- KendalRO : WQ/R/I 61

see:- : 1866: Map of Sadgill Common or High Fell in the Township of Longsleddale in the parish of Kendal in the county of Westmorland::: inclosure map

This site is a complete enclosure stretching to the field wall, labelled:-
Pinfold
pinfold
date:- 1866
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

photographs
The whole area below the remaining wall, down to the wall by the track, was a pinfold on the 1866 map. This is a large area for a pinfold.
tiny photograph, 
button to large bield, Longsleddale -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 10.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large bield, Longsleddale -- Sadgill -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- 10.2011

hearsay The present farmer doesn't think this stone walling is of much use, except to stop sheep falling off the edge of the rocks when being gathered. The term 'bield' was not one he used.

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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