Keys to the Past

Percy's Leap (Cheviotside)

Two stones stands in a walled enclosure to the north of Percy's Cross. They are likely to be natural features. The name Percy's Leap may be associated with the death of Sir Ralph Percy, who died in 1464 at the Battle of Hedgeley Moor, which took place nearby.

Reference number:N3062
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cheviotside
Local History of Cheviotside


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