Keys to the Past

Queen's Cave (Hexhamshire and District)

This cave is said to have been used by Queen Margaret and Prince Edward to hide after the Battle of Hexham in 1464. The entrance to the cave is at the bottom of a tall sandstone crag by the Dipton Burn and inside it is said to have two rooms.

Reference number:N8776
Historical period: UNCERTAIN

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hexhamshire and District
Local History of Hexhamshire and District

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