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 (shēp′kōt′, -kŏt′)
n. Chiefly British
A sheepfold.


(ˈʃiːpˌkəʊt) or


(Agriculture) chiefly Brit another word for sheepfold



Chiefly Brit. a pen or covered enclosure for sheep.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sheepcote - a pen for sheepsheepcote - a pen for sheep      
pen - an enclosure for confining livestock
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Sheepcote Street from Broad Street in Birmingham city centre <B
The library will be open from 9am to 9pm on weekdays from early next year ahead of the world-renowned centre moving from its current base in Sheepcote Street next to Brindleyplace.
Phil Philips Quartet, Sunday, Fiddle and Bone, Sheepcote Street, www.
The Prime Minister and London Mayor Boris Johnson were on their way to the event in Harrow, north west London, yesterday morning when they noticed a woman who was unwell in the suburb's Sheepcote Road, London Ambulance Service (LAS) said.
The men are John Davis, 20,of Holmlea Rd,Datchet,Berks; Chris Smith, 28,of Sheepcote Rd,Eton Wick,Berks; Alan Larmont, 30,of Blenheim Rd,Langley, Berks; James Fox, 30, of Elliott Rise,Ascot; Derek Sheehan, 32,of Ashcroft Square, Hammersmith, west London; Anthony Charles, 34,of no fixed abode; and Stephen Nolan, 23,of Old Mill Place,Wraysbury, Berks.
For sheepcote boundary fences we used the really narrow spaced "yard & garden" type woven wire attached to metal T-posts.
The Fiddle and Bone, based on Sheepcote Street, had been closed for 12 years before it was recently purchased by local business owner, Earle Wightman.
The Fiddle And Bone on Sheepcote Street had been closed for 12 years before being purchased by Earle Wightman.
The car park behind Birmingham Rep will be closed to the public from Friday to Monday, and all on-street, pay-and-display spaces will be suspended in Bridge Street, Berkley Street and Sheepcote Street.
Motorists in Birmingham were stunned to find tickets on their windscreens after contractors painted the lines around their cars in Sheepcote Street, off Broad Street, in the city centre.
Department for Transport TOWN AND COUNTRY R PLANNING ACT 1990 THE SECRETAR T Y R OF STAT T E hereby gives notice of the proposal to make an Order under section 247 of the above Act to authorise the stopping up of three sections of footway at Sheepcote Street, Oozell's Way a and Broad Street at Birmingham, in the City of Birmingham.
First, there are three exit lanes from the car park leading into a very narrow road leading up to the island at Sheepcote Street and this narrow road was full of a constant stream of taxis and minicab drivers supposedly picking up and dropping o people in Brindley Place, who seemingly refused to let any vehicle exit the car park.