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Guidebook: Norham Castle

Guidebook: Norham Castle

Built in the 12th century by a Bishop of Durham the huge bulk of Norham Castle commands a strong defensive position above the River Tweed. After withstanding repeated attacks during the 13th and 14th centuries the castle gained a reputation for being indestructible. However in 1513 James IV stormed…

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Guidebook: Finchale Priory

Guidebook: Finchale Priory

…death in 1170 at the age of 105. The monastery that was built around St. Godric's tomb developed as a cell of the Benedictine Priory of Durham Cathedral but the numbers of monks were always small and from the 14th century until its suppression in 1538 the priory acted as a rest or…

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Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Station

Housesteads Roman Fort - the Grandest Station

…were carried out between 1874 and 1981 by Newcastle University. Combining the results with those of excavations done between 1959 and 1961 by Durham University we now have a complete plan of the north-east part of the fort.These excavations uncovered principally Buildings XIII XIV and XV plus…

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Frightful First World War

Frightful First World War

…readers. 2013 is HORRIBLE HISTORIES twentieth anniversary.About the AuthorTerry was born in Sunderland England in 1946 and now lives in County Durham in the North-east of England. Terry began his career as a professional actor in 1972 when he joined Theatre Powys in Mid-Wales. He has also worked…

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