Keys to the Past

Winter's Gibbet (Rothley with Hollinghill; Elsdon)

Winter's Gibbet. Photo by Northumberland County Council, 2003.
Winter's Gibbet. Photo by Northumberland County Council, 2003.

The gibbet is a wooden post with a projecting arm built in the 19th century as a replica of the gibbet upon which William Winter was executed in 1791 for the murder of Margaret Crozier of the Raw near Hepple. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N13651
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, Erection of Wind Monitoring Masts for the Proposed Ray Wind Farm Development, Northumberland. Archaeological watching brief 2007; CFA Archaeology Ltd

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Rothley with Hollinghill
Local History of Elsdon


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