Keys to the Past

Medieval tower at Newstead (Adderstone with Lucker)

A medieval tower is documented at Newstead in 1405 and again in 1415. Today there are no visible remains but it is believed that its foundations may have been ploughed up in the early 20th century in a field to the south of the present settlement.

Reference number:N4970
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1969; B H Pritchard

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Source of Reference
Local History of Adderstone with Lucker

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