Keys to the Past

No 1 The Square (Blanchland)

Nos 1 and 2 The Square, Blanchland. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
Nos 1 and 2 The Square, Blanchland. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

This house was part of the range of buildings surrounding the outer courtyard of Blanchland Abbey. It has been much altered, but the 1m thick front and rear walls are of medieval date. This is a Grade II listed building protected by law.

Reference number:N8450
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Event(s):BUILDING SURVEY, Blanchland, The Abbey Gatehouse and Adjacent House: an archaeological assessment 2006; Peter Ryder
WATCHING BRIEF, Post Office and Gallery, The Square, Blanchland, District of Tynedale, Northumberland: archaeological watching brief 2007; Alan Williams Archaeology
BUILDING SURVEY, Blanchland - The Abbey that became a village: an archaeological/architectural study 2012; P Ryder

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Source of Reference
Local History of Blanchland

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