Keys to the Past

Gowanburn medieval farmstead (Kielder)

Earthworks north-east of Gowan Burn House in the 19th century are all that remain of a medieval farmstead. Today, the area is within the Kielder Forest, although archaeologists think that the earthworks have not been completely destroyed by tree planting.

Reference number:N6267
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; A S Phillips



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Kielder


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