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Monument Number 1388144

Hob Uid: 1388144
Location :
Grid Ref : NT7980038400
Summary : In the early 1500s, the Prior of Kirkham Priory provided the villagers of Carham with a `little tower of defence against the Scots, of no real strength, without barmekyn or iron gate, intended for emergency refuge'. It lasted less than 50 years. The tower and its site are lost without trace.
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Sources :
Source Number : 1
Source : Bastions and Belligerents: Medieval Strongholds in Northumberland
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Page(s) : 35
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Medieval
Display Date : Built early 1500s
Monument End Date : 1532
Monument Start Date : 1500
Monument Type : Pele Tower
Evidence : Documentary Evidence

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External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : NT 73 NE 47
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