Portgate shrunken medieval village (Corbridge)
This was the site of the medieval village of Portgate. A fortified tower was recorded at the site. It was probably built as a defence against reivers. The earthworks of a number of small farmsteads can be seen, and the tower probably stood in this area. All that can be seen at the site now is a small farm and a cottage.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Event(s):||FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1956; E Geary|
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1966; R Lewis
Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge
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