Norman Britain (1066 to 1154 AD)


When the Normans conquered England the region was divided into the County Palatinate of Durham and the land north of the River Tyne, which became known as Northumberland. In 1080 Robert Curthos, eldest son of William the Conqueror, built a castle from which Newcastle got its name.

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023687:Castle Keep Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown c.1890

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Church of St Michael and All Angels, Newburn
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St John The Baptist Church, Egglescliffe
- Overview Map The earlierst documentary evidence of the church at Egglescliff is from 1085.[1], it was built on the site of earlier Saxon church.[2] The church has a Norman south ...

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