Hospitium, Inner Farne (North Sunderland and Seahouses)
The remains of a small building on Inner Farne may be those of a hospitium, or guest house, built in medieval times. It was described in monastic accounts of 1360-1 as the hall of St Cuthbert. The present building may stand on the site of the earlier guest house built by St Cuthbert in the seventh century. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Early Medieval (410 to 1066)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD SURVEY, National Trust survey: the Farne Islands 2010; Archaeo-Environment Ltd|
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Source of Reference
Local History of North Sunderland and Seahouses
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