Keys to the Past

Gunnerton Hill (Chollerton)

This is a Norman motte and bailey castle built overlooking the junction of the Coal and Gunnerton Burns. This is a good example of type of castle which is uncommon in Northumberland. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N9191
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Chollerton

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