Keys to the Past

Dun Crags medieval farmstead (Chollerton)

These are the well-preserved remains of a medieval farm. It is surrounded by an enclosure with strong stone and earth banks. An entrance leads into the enclosure in the centre of the south wall. The foundations of several rectangular buildings survive. Traces of medieval farming can be seen nearby. This site is a Scheduled Monument.

Reference number:N9219
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Some rectilinear settlements of the Roman period in Northumberland; Further notes on rectilinear earthworks in Northumberland: some Medieval and Later settlements 1960

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Source of Reference
Local History of Chollerton


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