Keys to the Past

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.

Reference number:N5395
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

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Source of Reference
Local History of Holy Island


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