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Bield, Little Langdale
locality:-   Little Langdale
civil parish:-   Lakes (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   buildings
coordinates:-   NY31160365
1Km square:-   NY3103
10Km square:-   NY30

BNI90.jpg (taken 14.3.2007)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 25 11) 
placename:-  Bield
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
placename:-  Bield
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
circle, labelled in italic lowercase text; settlement, farm, house, or hamlet? 
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   database:- Listed Buildings 2010
placename:-  Bield, The
source data:-  
courtesy of English Heritage
"THE BIELD / / / LAKES / SOUTH LAKELAND / CUMBRIA / II[star] / 452294 / NY3115803655"

It is said the house once had a gallery, which was lost in alterations. An earlier resident, Miss Pepper, spoke of fleeces being thrown up to the gallery by the men clipping below.

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