Trough House, Glaisdale, Coast to Coast

Trough House, a solitary property adjoining the Cut Road path on Glaisdale Moor, is a gamekeeper's building, used by grouse shooting parties, often for luncheons between shoots. it is one of three such buildings in the area.

Many ramblers wonder about the purpose of Trough House as they walk the Coast to Coast path, having left civilisation some time before when setting off from the Lion Inn, itself a solitary building in this moorland wilderness. Lion Inn is about 3.5 miles away, and walking the Coast to Coast in the other direction one does not encounter civilisation for some 5 miles further, when reaching Glaisdale.

Cut Road is not actually a road, but a well made broad stoney track, and is so throughout its entire length across the moorland. Trough House is found at the Seavey Hill end of Cut Road, near to the junction with Knott Road.

Trough House is stone built and has an odd-looking low wall built to the side by the entrance door. The wall has a stepped tier, serving as a sitting platform, presumably for walkers changing their shoes. It also serves as a barrier to prevent snow piling up against the entrance door. No doubt the local sheep also use it to shelter from the elements.
Trough House

Trough House is a gamekeeper's building located on the Cut Road path at the Seavey Hill End, on Glaisdale Moor. It is often used by grouse shooting parties. It is a well-known landmark for Coast to Coast walkers.

Trough House
Trough House

Trough House

Trough House, Glaisdale

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