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Possible Site of Abbey Mill (Blanchland)

This field on the west side of Shildon Burn may be the site of the Abbey mill. There are many vague banks and depressions in the field and the possible foundations of a building. However, there have been no archaeological explorations on this site, and other locations are possible.

Reference number:N8465
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Blanchland


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