Keys to the Past

Local History

Nunnykirk (Northumberland)

Ruined bastle at Healey, Nunnykirk. Photo by Peter Ryder.
Ruined bastle at Healey, Nunnykirk. Photo by Peter Ryder.

Nunnykirk lies in central Northumberland and lies between the high Fell Sandstones and the lower ground of the rivers Coquet and Font.

The earliest archaeological remains in the parish are two prehistoric enclosures. A circular enclosure at

Reference number:N13811





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