St. Cuthbert’s Cave Lowick, Northumberland Historic Environment Survey on behalf of The National Trust, 2011

  • Description

    "The National Trust landholding at St. Cuthbert’s Cave (also known more locally as Cuddy’s Cove (Hope Dodds 1935, 130)), consists of 5 hectares (13 acres) and sits within the parish of Lowick and the township of Holburn in north Northumberland. It consists of a soft sandstone cave supported by one pillar (10800). An area on front of the cave is contained within an enclosure formed by an earthen bank (10804). This may relate to its later use as a 19th century lambing pen. The cave features on the Cuthbert Way national trail and is appreciated as much for its extensive views as its associations with the early medieval saint. The property was given to the Trust in 1981 by Miss V.M. Leather and others and inscriptions on the site (10805) commemorate members of the family....."
  • Owner

    Archaeo-Environment Ltd for the National Trust
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