Monastic cell and medieval tower on Coquet Island (Hauxley)
The remains of an Anglo-Saxon and medieval monastery building can be seen in later medieval and post-medieval buildings on Coquet Island. The monastery buildings included a tower, an undercroft, a chapel, a priest's cell and a sacristy. The medieval buildings are a Scheduled Monument, protected by law.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Legal status:||Listed Building|
Scheduled Ancient Monument
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1971; B H Pritchard|
PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Coquet Island Lighhouse. Report of archaeological monitoring and building recording 2007; Bamburgh Research Project
WATCHING BRIEF, Coquet Island Lighthouse. Report of archaeological monitoring and building recording 2007; Bamburgh Research Project
BUILDING SURVEY, Historic building survey and assessment of the monastic cell on Coquet Island 2011
Source of Reference
Local History of Hauxley
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