Keys to the Past

Wylam Hall (Wylam)

This was the site of Wylam Hall, which was built in the 13th century. It was destroyed by the Scots in the 14th century and restored in 1393-1413. A dovecote and a ruined chapel were mentioned in the 16th century. The modern house is mainly of 18th century date with 19th century alterations. It is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N10909
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Ovingham to Wylam, Northumberland. Preliminary archaeological assessment 2007; Tyne and Wear Museums
WATCHING BRIEF, An Archaeological Watching Brief at Wylam Hall, Wylam, Northumberland 2012; Archaeological Research Services

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wylam


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