Keys to the Past

St Giles' Chapel and burial ground (Carham)

This is the site of the medieval chapel of St Giles. Although it was abandoned in the 18th century it is still possible to trace the outline of the chapel building. It sits in an enclosure surrounded by a rough stone wall. The remains of several medieval gravestones can still be seen in the graveyard. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N684
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1967; E C Waight



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Carham


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