Monks House (Bamburgh; North Sunderland and Seahouses)
This house, formerly known as Brocksmouth, stands on the left of the road from Bamburgh to North Sunderland. The older name is found in a charter of 1257 which gave land to build a granary to the monks of Farne. The main building was built in 1495. A later written reference mentions the presence of a chapel. The current buildings are early 19th century, though some of the earlier buildings may have been partly re-used The property is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Legal status:||Listed Building|
|Event(s):||PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Northumberland Coastal Survey 1992; GUARD|
FIELD SURVEY, National Trust survey: St Aidan's Dunes, Seahouses 2009; Archaeo-Environment Ltd
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
Local History of Bamburgh
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