Keys to the Past

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.

Reference number:N5591
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, Coquet Island Lighthouse. Report of archaeological monitoring and building recording 2007; Bamburgh Research Project
PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Coquet Island Lighhouse. 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

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hauxley


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