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byre

A stable for livestock; a cow shed.
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Last night, at the Northumberland Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Partnership awards, the byre was joint winner in the Building Design category with Dewar's Lane Granary in Berwick.
The judges praised owner Elizabeth Robertson for giving a new lease of life to the byre which reflected its agricultural origins.
They said that the byre "is every inch about how to trade sensitively and successfully in the AONB".
The byre is named after Eleanor de Monfort, sister of Henry III, who is believed to have stayed in a house on the site in the 13th century.
When the byre was being converted, a stone gate pillar was revealed in its gable wall and cobbles were unearthed from the floor, which suggested an approach road.
Mother-of-four Elizabeth said: "We carried out a sensitive restoration which has brought the byre back to life.