King Edwin's Palace, Old Yeavering (Kirknewton)
A map of 1584 showed a tower at Yeavering. It is thought likely that the Old Palace began as a modest domestic structure rather than as a defensible tower. It is a long rectangular building with very thick walls, which is now used as a farm outbuilding.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Event(s):||BUILDING SURVEY, 'King Edwin's Palace' Old Yeavering 1991; P Ryder|
EXCAVATION, King Edwin's Palace 2012; The Archaeological Practice Ltd
PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, King Edwin's Palace 2012; The Archaeological Practice Ltd
BUILDING SURVEY, King Edwin's Palace 2012; P Ryder
EVALUATION, King Edwin's Palace, Old Yeavering (second phase) 2013; The Archaeological Practice Ltd
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Source of Reference
Local History of Kirknewton
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