Keys to the Past

Parson's Tower (Simonburn)

This was the site of a fortified tower of 14th or 15th century date. It has now entirely disappeared. A new building was built here in 1666 and another new house, the present Rectory, in 1725.

Reference number:N7894
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Simonburn

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