Keys to the Past

Branxton tower (Branxton)

Although there are now no traces of a tower at Branxton, it is mentioned in 16th century documents. The tower seems to have been damaged by the Scots in 1496 and lain unrepaired until 1541.

Reference number:N727
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Branxton

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