By PurbeckDavid49

shepherd's hut

Shepherd's huts are known to have existed as early as the 16th century.  Its use in agriculture had come to an end in the mid-20th century, but many are now being modernised or in production to provide an exotic nocturnal experience.  (No horse is provided, though.)

According to the "History of the Shepherd's Hut":
The shepherd's hut was a kitchen, dining room, bedroom, sitting room and storeroom all rolled into one. The designs vary but all were constructed to provide the shepherd with practical and durable accommodation. The old huts had a stove in one corner for warmth and cooking, and a window on each side so the shepherd could see the flock. A hinged stable door, which was always positioned away from the prevailing wind, enabled him to hear the flock, and strong axles with cast iron wheels were used to withstand the constant movement from field to field.

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