Keys to the Past

Local History

Wark (Northumberland)

Ruined bastles at Hesley Hirst, Wark. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Ruined bastles at Hesley Hirst, Wark. Photo by Peter Ryder.

Wark is a large parish mostly on the west bank of the River North Tyne. There is a mixture of upland rough grazing, forestry plantations and border mosses and lowland pastures and farmland.

Mysterious cup-marked stones carved by Neolithic people a

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