Keys to the Past

Medieval Village (Norham)

This is the site of the medieval village of Norham. Its remains includes a castle and a church. It is not known how large the medieval village was, though we know from historical documents that a number of burgage plots were laid out. It is also known that the street names of Castlegate and St Mary Gate existed by 1363.

Reference number:N2271
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):TRIAL TRENCH, Land adjacent to West Street, Norham 2009; Archaeological Research Services
WATCHING BRIEF, 33 Castle Street, Norham 2014; The Archaeological Practice Ltd

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Source of Reference
Local History of Norham


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