Keys to the Past

Farnham Tower (Hepple)

This was the site of the medieval tower house known as Farnham Tower. It was first recorded in 1414. A number of earthworks can be seen in the area, they may have surrounded an area of parkland around the tower. Traces of a foundation can be seen, though there are no surviving stones. The stone from the tower was probably built into nearby houses.

Reference number:N1224
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hepple


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