Garrigill Road, Garrigill, Alston, Cumbria £420 Tynehead House is a traditional stone property in the most picturesque position in the heart of the North Pennines. Sitting in an elevated position above the River South Tyne, the property has breath taking views over open countryside and a high degree of privacy. Surrounding the house are unspoilt natural gardens which run down through a copse to the burn below.
The Shepherd's Hut was used in the 19th/ 20th c. by shepherds during sheep raising lambing. Shepherd's huts often had iron wheels, corrugated iron tops sometimes the sides were also made of corrugated iron. Kitchen, dining room, bedroom, sitting room storeroom were all rolled into one. A stove in one corner for warmth cooking, window on each side so the shepherd could see the flock.A hinged stable door was always positioned away from the prevailing wind, enabled him to hear the flock.
4th Gordons clearing the crest of Greenland Hill and "Windmill Copse." Sketch by Fred A Farrell, September 1918, shows the final attack on these historic strongholds, where the 51st Division had already lost so many men. The capture of Greenland Hill was significant, as it might be described as the position on which the great final move forward to the Canal du Nord pivoted. http://net.lib.byu.edu/estu/wwi/memoir/docs/51st/images/plate43.jpg
An Australian soldier examining the remains of a German 5.9 inch gun in the Copse at Pozieres, in France, in October 1916. This position was taken some months earlier by the 3rd and 11th Battalions, AIF