Marygate (Holy Island)
Excavations by archaeologists at this site to the west of the Castle Hotel found traces of an early Neolithic building. These remains included gullies, slots and post-holes. The later traces of a medieval building were also found, with pottery dating from the 14th to 17th century.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Neolithic (4000BC to 2200BC)
|Legal status:||Conservation area|
|Event(s):||TRIAL TRENCH, Lindisfarne - Marygate - Archaeological Evaluation at Castle Hotel Gardens Site 1996; THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PRACTICE|
Source of Reference
Local History of Holy Island
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