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Parish of Ellingham Sheet 26-4

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Castle Site of Mr. Thos Beattie The Site of a large building
Castle Site of Mr. Joseph Hills which is Said to have been
Castle Site of Mr. Joseph Ferguson a Castle – but I could not
Schoolmast get Any information respec
South Charlton -ting its history. It is Situated
on the north Side of the Village
of North Charlton.
Church Same Authorities The remains of An old buil
(Remains of) -ding on the top of a mound
in a Small plantation, north
From enquiries made respecting the above two of the village of North Charlton
objects no information Can be obtained respecting It is scarcely visable above the
the Castle – In the 5th Volume of Hodgon’s Northumberland Surface – Although it is af
page 26. a List (made about 1460) is given of all the -firmed that this was a
Castle and Towers in Northumberland, but, church, I have great doubts
altho 37 Castles, and 78 Towers are enumerated, respecting it’s being such
there is no mention of North Charlton- as I have never Seen a buil
It is a matter of History & beyond doubt, that there -ding of that description
was a Chapel at North Charlton, but its position is doubtful – Standing so much off the
East And West, as was.
John McCabe

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