Keys to the Past

Medieval Road (Blanchland)

This is the course of a medieval road running between Hexham and the abbey at Blanchland. The present road is of 19th century date. The medieval road runs along the track from the plantation of conifers of Staley Forest. It then crosses Blanchland Moor and follows Shildon Burn.

Reference number:N8436
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Blanchland


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