Keys to the Past

Choppington Tower (West Bedlington)

A tower is mentioned at Choppington in 1541 and is thought to have been built in about 1500 by Gawen Ogle. The exact location of the building is not now known, although it may have stood on the site of Glebe Farm.

Reference number:N11771
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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