Keys to the Past

Wark Park (Wark)

This is the site of a medieval hunting park. It was first recorded in 1293 and in 1307 its control was given to Robert de Cotingham, the Rector of Simonburn. The boundary of the park ran from the bank of the Tyne at Park End and came round to Gofton Bu

Reference number:N7803
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wark


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