Keys to the Past

East Ditchburn tower (Eglingham)

An old fortified tower is recorded in a survey of about 1715 at East Ditchburn. In the late 19th century its foundations were visible but today there is nothing to be seen.

Reference number:N5009
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; E Geary

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Source of Reference
Local History of Eglingham

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