Keys to the Past

Sills Pele (Rochester and Byrness)

The farmhouse at Sills is said to have a medieval tower house incorporated into it. However, there are no particular characteristics of such a building visible in the farmhouse and without further investigation this claim cannot be confirmed.

Reference number:N329
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Rochester and Byrness

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