Keys to the Past

Ryal Tower (Matfen)

A tower was recorded at Ryal in 1519, but there is no trace of the building to be seen now. Its site is uncertain, but it probably stood on the hilltop with the church.

Reference number:N10296
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; D Smith

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Matfen

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