Topics > Northumberland > Civil Parishes in Northumberland > Tillside Parish Council area > Chatton Parish, 1848 > Coldmartin


Coldmartin is located south-east of Wooler in Northumberland. It is the site of a Medieval deserted village.[1] Today in the area, there are hamlets at Coldmartin (NU00562717), Coldmarin Croft Farm (NT99822735), Tower Martin (NU00782667), Low Coldmartin (NU00492631), West Martin (NU00492631) and two small lakes called Coldmartin Loughs (NU01092762). There are ruins of a Medieval towerhouse by Tower Martin Farm. The towerhouse, first documented in in 1584, is a Scheduled Monument[2] and the early 18th farmhouse is Grade II listed on the National Heritage List for England.[3] Coldmartin was a township within the former Parish of Chatton; now part of the civil parish of Tillside. 

COLD-MARTIN, a township, in the parish of Chatton, union of Glendale, E. division of Glendale ward, N. division of Northumberland, 1 mile (E. by S.) from Wooler. The vicarial tithes have been commuted for £16. 12. 7.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.
Chatton Parish, 1848 Deserted Medieval Village Wooler Civil Parish
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Mixed plantation at Coldmartin

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Coldmartin (Tillside)
- "This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Coldmartin. It is mentioned in historic documents, but no remains can be seen at the site today...."

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Coldmartin Tower, 260m north east of Tower Martin
- "....This monument includes the ruined remains of a medieval tower house known as Coldmartin Tower. It lies on a gently sloping hillside with excellent views to the west, overlooking the …

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- "Farmhouse. Dated on possibly re-set triple keystone above door WA 1700 R Earlier walling behind and C19 and C20 alterations...."

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