Downham, Northumberland


Downham is a hamlet in Northumberland consisting of Downham farm and a few farm cottages. It is within the civil parish of Carnham and located east of Mindrum Station; Bowmont Water is close by. A survey of 1541 mentions a new tower at Downham, it is later noted to have survived an attack by the Scots in 1596. There are no known remains of the tower today.[1]

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New farm cottages at Downham

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Ford, Downham

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Derelict cottages

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Cottages at Downham farm

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Downham Farm

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Pond in stream course near Downham cottages

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Mindrum Station
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Mindrum Station
- Mindrum railway station was a stone built railway station serving the hamlet of Mildrum and the surrounding villages in Northumberland. It was on the Alnwick to Cornhill Branch which ran ...
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DOWNHAM TOWER, CARHAM
- "A survey of 1541 refers to a tower "newly built at Downham." It was stated to be incomplete, and awaiting the addition of embattlements and a barmkin (Bates). There are ...

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