Keys to the Past

Castleside, Heley Chapel (Castleside)

This is thought to be the site of Heley Chapel which was probably built between 1180 and 1228. There is a reference to a Chapel Well next to land held by Hexham Priory in 1378. The remains of the chapel could be seen until the mid-19th century.

Reference number:D2236
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Castleside


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