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Deserted Medieval Village and Chapel, Tughall

The village of Tughall was recorded as being part of the barony of Alnwick in 1242. The ruins of its 12th century chapel and its graveyard are located at the east end of the site of the former village. The chapel is reputedly built on the spot where the body of St Cuthbert rested on 13th December 1069, during its journey returning the body from Durham to Lindisfarne.[1] It was a chapel of ease to Bamburgh and last used in 1630.  Earthworks in the village also include the bases of rectangular crofts and areas of medieval ridge and furrow ploughing. The ruins are a Scheduled Ancient Monument. 

Tughall Deserted Medieval Village Scheduled Ancient Monument Saint Cuthbert (634-687) Historic Buildings and Monuments in Beadnell Civil Parish
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Remains of Chapel

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Chapel ruins

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Remains of Chapel, Tughall

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Deserted medieval village and chapel at Tughall
- "...The monument includes part of the deserted medieval village and chapel of Tughall. It is situated on level ground in the arable coastal strip of north Northumberland. The village earthworks …

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Saint Cuthbert (634-687)
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Saint Cuthbert (634-687)
- Overview About St Cuthbert Cuthbert is a saint of the early Northumbrian church in the Celtic tradition. In the former Kingdom of Northumbria, Cuthbert was associated with the monasteries of …


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