Two Forgotten Northumberland Fishing Places - Monk’s House

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    "Monk’s House, sometimes known as Brock Burn House, lies on the shore about a mile north of Seahouses. There has been a building here since the thirteenth century, when a store or granary was built to supply the small Benedictine cell of monks who lived on the Inner Farne – as is often the case a clue to the origin of a settlement lies in its name. The current buildings are mostly early nineteenth century and incorporate earlier masonry and some earlier buildings may have been re-used. By the late eighteenth century Monk’s House was...."
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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