Keys to the Past

Hermitage (Wall)

In the late 13th and early 14th century there are records noting that a hermit named John had a hermitage close to St Oswald's Church. This is the only record of the hermitage, and its site has now been lost.

Reference number:N8574
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Wall


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