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Durham Tower
- Overview Map Street View Built during the late 13th century, this was a single-storey semi-circular tower with a strong rib-vaulted room. Durham Tower is amongst the most complete parts of ...
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St Catherines Chapel, Hylton
- Overview Map Street View The chapel, located near Hyton Castle, dates back to at least the 12th Century and is a Scheduled Ancient Monument and a Grade 1 listed building.
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Monastery Ruins, Jarrow
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Scargill Castle
- Overview Map Scargill was originally built in the late 12th century by Warren de Scargill whilst he was overseeing building work at the nearby Bowes Castle. King Edward II is ...
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Muggleswick Monastic Grange
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Bell Tower, Berwick-upon-Tweed
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Scotsgate, Berwick-upon-Tweed
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Cowport Gate, Berwick-upon-Tweed
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Egglestone Abbey
- Overview About Egglestone Abbey Map Street View   Egglestone Abbey is an abandoned Premonstratensian Abbey on the southern (Yorkshire) bank of the River Tees, 1 1⁄2 miles (2.4 km) south-east of ...
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Gatehouse to Gisborough Priory
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Chesters Roman Fort
- Overview About Chesters (Cilurnum) Map Chesters Roman Fort and Museum, managed by English Heritage, is located near Walwick and Chollerford in Northumberland. The Roman cavalry fort (Cilurnum) was built in ...
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Legs Cross
- Overview Map Street View Near Bolam, County Durham. "The base and fragment of a cross shaft dating from the 9th century. A rough cut rectangular sandstone base, badly worn, but ...
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Longovicium, Lanchester Roman Fort
- Overview About Longovicium Map Street View Longovicium was a Roman fort established in the mid 2nd century AD, which lay on Dere Street, the Roman road connecting York with the ...
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Burradon Tower
- Overview About Burradon Tower Map Burradon Tower is a ruined Pele Tower (defensive tower) in Burradon, built during times of hostilities with Scotland. The Tower is a Grade II listed ...
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North Gosforth Chapel (ruins)
- Overview Map Street View The remains of the medieval chapel in North Gosforth were uncovered when the Melton Park housing estate was built in the 1950s.[1] The earliest documentary reference ...
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Old Bridge, Lesbury
- Overview Map Street View The old stone bridge over the River Aln at Lesbury dates from the 15th century, though substantially altered in the 19th century. The bridge is Grade ...
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Bridge over the Wear, Stanhope
- Overview Map Street View This stone bridge over the River Wear just west of Stanhope dates from medieval times. The bridge now carries the B6278 road. It is Grade II* ...
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Bradley Hall, Wolsingham
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Morden Tower
- Overview About the Tower & Poetry Centre Map Morden Tower is a turret on the west section of the Town Walls in Newcastle dating from 1280. Eneas Mackenzie, wrote in ...
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St Mary's Chapel, Jesmond
- Pilgrim Street in Newcastle is so named because of the many pilgrims traveling that way to St Mary's Chapel in Jesmond; "THERE was an Inn in this Street, which the ...
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House of Adam of Jesmond
- Overview Map Street View The House of Adam in Armstrong Park in Heaton dates back to at least 1267.[1] It was the camera (seat) of Adam de Gesmuth (Adam of ...
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Clock Tower, Morpeth
- Overview About the Clock Tower Map Street View The Clock Tower on Old Gate in Morpeth was built in the early 17th century, using stone from an earlier Medieval building. ...
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Medieval Preceptory, Low Chibburn
- In Low Chibburn, near Widdrington, are the remains of a preceptory (monestary) of the Knights Hospitallers. The buildings stood beside the Dunbar Burn, a small stream, used to feed a ...
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Framwellgate Bridge, Durham
- Overview About Framwellgate Bridge Map Street View Framwellgate Bridge is a medieval stone bridge over the River Wear in Durham. The bridge was built in the 15th century and replaced ...
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St Ebba's chapel and monastic site
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Habitancum Roman Fort
- Overview About Habitancum Habitancum was an ancient Roman fort (castra) located at Risingham, Northumberland, England. The fort was one of the defensive structures built along Dere Street, a Roman road ...
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Simonburn Castle
- Ruins of a 13th century tower house near Sumonburn in Northumberland.
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Friarside Chapel, nr Burnopfield
- Overview Map High Friarside Hospice was a Medieval leper hospital, located just south of the River Derwent, north of Burnopfield and south of Rowlands Gill, in County Durham. The hospital was founded ...
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Deserted Medieval Village and Chapel, Tughall
- The village of Tughall was recorded as being part of the barony of Alnwick in 1242. The ruins of its 12th century chapel and its graveyard are located at the ...
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Duddo Stone Circle
- Overview About Duddo Stone Circle Map Street View Northumberland's answer to Stonehenge! The stone circle is located just under a mile north of Duddo, close to the border with Scotland. ...
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Grindon School Roman Camp
- Overview Map There was a Roman temporary camp at Grindon, just south of Hadrian's Wall. There are few visible remains today because of farming over the years. It survives as ...
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Wardley Medieval Moated Site
- There are earthwork remains at Wardley, Gateshead, of a medieval moated site and associated rig and furrow cultivation. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, though little of the remains can ...
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Haggerston Dovecote
- Overview Map Street View This round stone dovecote is located a quarter mile west of Haggerston Castle in Northumberland. It is thought to have been originally been built as a ...
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Poltross Burn Milecastle, Hadrian's Wall
- Overview About Milecastle 48 Map Street View Poltross Burn, located near Gilsland, is one of the best-preserved milecastles on Hadrian's Wall. It is larger than most other milecastles, housing two ...
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Standing Stones, Doddington Moor
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Dalden Tower, Seaham
- Overview Map Street View Dalden Tower, is located in Seaham in the Dean which runs to Dalton-le-Dale. The pele-tower is the most prominent part of the remains of what was ...
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Edlingham Castle
- Overview About Edlingham Castle Map Street View The ruins of Edlingham Castle are located to the north-east of the village of Edlingham, about 6 miles north-east of Rothbury. The 'castle' was ...
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Fenham Monastic Grange (ruins)
- Overview Map Aerial View There are ruins of a monastic grange at Fenham in Northumberland - a farm complex owned by the Benedictine priory of Lindisfarne, on nearby Holy Island. ...
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Barnard Castle (castle)
- Overview About Barnard Castle Map Street View The medieval castle in the town of Barnard Castle, is cared for by English Heritage. The castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, and ...
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Elvet Bridge
- Overview Further Information Map Street View Elvet Bridge is a stone bridge which crosses the River Wear connecting the peninsula in central Durham and the Elvet area of the city. ...
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Clifford's Fort, North Shields
- Overview History of Clifford's Fort Map Street View Clifford's Fort was a gun battery and military barracks built to defend the mouth of the River Tyne, at the east of ...
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Former Exchequer Building, Palace Green, Durham
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Bottle kilns, Corbridge
- Overview Map Street View Walker's Pottery on Milkwell Lane in Corbridge operated from the early 19th century until 1910. The pottery produced pipes, tiles and low-grade pottery for agricultural use, ...
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Mohope Lead Mines
- The Mohope Head Lead Mine and associated ore works were operating between the 1820s and the 1850s. The remains of the lead mine which are still visible today include an ...
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Pawston Hill - Iron Age Hillfort
- The remains of an Iron Age hillfort are located on Pawston Hill, located to the south-west of the hamlet of Pawston and just to the north-west of Pawston Lake in ...
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Housesteads Fort
- Overview About Howsteads Fort Map Street View Housesteads (Roman name: "Vercovicium") is one of the best preserved forts on Hadrian's Wall, built around 124 AD. The fort covers an area ...
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Black Middens Bastle House
- Overview About Black Middens Bastle Map Street View Black Middens Bastle House is at an isolated location on the north side of the Tarset Valley, about 2 miles north-west of ...
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Norham Castle
- Overview About Norham Castle Map Street View   Norham Castle is a castle in Northumberland, England, overlooking the River Tweed, on the border between England and Scotland. It is a ...
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Newminster Abbey (ruins), Morpeth
- The ruins of Newminster Abbey are located on the west side of Morpeth, near the south banks of the River Wansbeck. This Cistercian abbey was founded in 1137; most of ...
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Carlisle Castle
- Overview About Carlisle Castle Map Street View Carlisle Castle is built on the site of a Roman fort (known as Luguvalium). Construction of a motte and bailey castle began in 1093, ...
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Heron Pit Prison and Drawbridge Pit, by Black Gate, Newcastle
- Barbican, prison and pits dating from the mid 13th and 17th century. Grade I listed. The information board by the pit states: "William Heron - The Hammer of the Poor ...
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Kendal Castle
- Overview About Kendal Castle Map Street View The ruins of Kendal Castle are located on the east side of the River Kent on Castle Hill (a large glacial moraine), overlooking ...
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Piel Castle
- Overview About Piel Castle Map Street View   Piel Castle, also known as Fouldry Castle or the Pile of Fouldray, is a castle situated on the south-eastern point of Piel ...
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Market Cross, Stamfordham
- Overview Map Street View The Market Cross (aka "Butter Cross") is located on the western side of the village green in Stamfordham. It is a small square, single-storey building, with ...
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Mote Hills (Elsdon Castle)
- Overview About Elsdon Castle Map Street View Mote Hills at the village of Elsdon are the earthwork remains of a medieval motte and bailey castle. The castle was built on ...
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Millom Castle
- Overview About Millom Castle Map Street View   Millom Castle is an ancient building at Millom in Cumbria. It is a Grade I listed building and scheduled ancient monument. History ...
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Old Bridge, Warcop
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Bewley Castle (ruins)
- Bewley Castle, now in ruins, was once the residence of Bishops of Carlisle. The original castle here ('Bellus Locus') is thought to have been built by Bishop Hugh who died in ...

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