Keys to the Past

The Master of Bamburgh's Tower (Bamburgh)

The Master of Bamburgh's Tower, Bamburgh. Photo by Peter Ryder.
The Master of Bamburgh's Tower, Bamburgh. Photo by Peter Ryder.

A list of towers compiled in 1460 mentioned a tower belonging to the master of Bamburgh, the monk in charge of the cell of Augustinian canons who lived there. Part of the base of this tower can still be seen built in to the churchyard wall east of the tower. It is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N5258
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bamburgh


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