Keys to the Past

Memmerkirk Chapel (Alwinton)

Although there are long traditions that this building was a medieval chapel built by the monks of Newminster Abbey, this is probably just a simple farmhouse. The building was excavated by archaeologists in 1962. They found a long narrow roughly built bui

Reference number:N1319
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1957; E Geary
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1969; D Smith
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1976; I S Sainsbury



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Alwinton


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