Leper Hospital (Berwick upon Tweed)
This is the site of a hospital for lepers built in 1234. A stone tower was built for protection from Scottish raiders in 1369. However, the building has long been demolished and nothing can be seen at the site today.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Legal status:||Conservation area|
|Event(s):||DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Spittal Point scoping survey 2008; Tyne and Wear Museums|
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Spittal Point, Spittal, Berwick-upon-Tweed 2010; TWM Archaeology
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Source of Reference
Local History of Berwick upon Tweed
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