DOWNHAM TOWER, CARHAM

  • Description

    "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 no apparent remains of the tower, and its site could not be established (F1 RWE 21-DEC-66). By 1541 two floors had been completed, and a third floor, battlements anda barmkin were added before 1568. It survived an attack by the Scots in 1596. It is not mentioned again...."
  • Owner

    Gatehouse Gazetteer
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.gatehouse-gazetteer.info/English%20sites/2452.html
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 11 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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