Keys to the Past

St Mary Magdalen's Hospital (Berwick upon Tweed)

This is the site of the Hospital of St Mary Magdalene founded in 1301. In 1910 a coffin was found when a drain was dug and many other stone coffin lids and pieces of carved stone have been found in the area.

Reference number:N2437
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1967; E C Waight

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Berwick upon Tweed

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