Keys to the Past

Caistron (Hepple)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Caistron. It was first recorded in the mid-12th century and was occupied until the early 19th century. A few earthworks to the east of the modern farmhouse can be seen and includes an enclosure which runs down to the bank of the River Coquet.

Reference number:N1234
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hepple

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