This is the site of a wooden fort nicknamed 'Malvoisin' (French for bad neighbour) built by William Rufus (c1056 to 1100) when he laid siege to Bamburgh Castle in 1095.However, no traces of this castle remain.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Legal status:||Conservation area|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Bamburgh
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