Keys to the Past

Report of a fortalice at Detchant, Middleton (Belford with Middleton)

A document written in 1415 describes a fortalice at Detchant. By 1715 the building was ruined. There is nothing to see at Detchant today and the exact location of the fortalice is not known.

Reference number:N3737
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; B H Pritchard

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Belford with Middleton
Local History of Belford with Middleton

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