1) Traditionally a small pen or hut in which animals and geese were kept.

1637 Thomas Hartley for a swine hull, Sheffield

1665 came into his fould and did take ... one goose there being in a hull, Doncaster

1684 These Outhouses on the north side of the said Mansion ... viz a henhouse, a swinehull, 2 geesehulls, Kirkburton. In the cutlers’ trade the shared workshops of the grinders were called hulls and the grinders’ hull at Abbeydale was built in 1817.

dates 1637 1665 1684

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