Greenchester deserted medieval village (Otterburn)
The deserted medieval village of Greenchester is visible here as earthworks. Documents written in 1728 mention the ruins of a medieval pele tower, or tower house at this location, although no remains of this building have been found. A post-medieval stack stand can also be seen here.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
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Source of Reference
Local History of Otterburn
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