Magdalene Leper Hospital (Bamburgh)
This is the site of a hospital for lepers founded before 1256. It was dedicated to St Mary Magdalene. Although it was abolished in 1326 place-name evidence from a 17th century survey and a 18th century map show that it was found in this area. No remains survive to be seen.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Event(s):||GEOPHYSICAL SURVEY, Geophysical Survey for the Bamburgh Research Project 2004; TimeScape Archaeological Surveys|
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Two sites within Bamburgh Village 2014; Bamburgh Research Project
Source of Reference
Local History of Bamburgh
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