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The Romans Gave Up Building Hadrian’s Wall?

Believe it or not, there is a place on Hadrian’s Wall where the Romans gave up. It’s a place called Limestone Corner. Limestone Corner looking to the West. The Romans...

Hadrian’s Wall – the wall before the wall

Hadrian’s Wall is situated in the North East of England in Northumberland National Park. This blog is the beginning of a new series of blogs all about the Wall. The...

Bamburgh: The Fortresses Last Stand

In this blog, we go back to the 15th century to take a look at the final time when Bamburgh Castle sat at the centre of a Kingdom before being...

Bamburgh Castle: The Evil Neighbour

During the 12th Century, the third Earl of Northumbria was Robert DeMowbray, two previous Earls had died violently. He resided in Bamburgh Castle under the rule of King William II....

Bamburgh Castle, Anglo Saxons and Lord of the Rings

This blog is based on one of my youtube episodes which you can watch here: Bamburgh Castle, Anglo Saxons and Lord of the Rings, I’ll take you through the structure...

Bamburgh Castle – the story of a saint’s arm

In this blog, we explore the story of Oswald and his blessed arm. The story starts at the Chapel of St Peter which would have been the Chapel where Bamburgh’s...

St Aidan: Apostle to the Northumbrians

This blog is situated at the Church of St Aidan in Bamburgh village, just up the road from the famous castle. St. Aiden’s Bamburgh But the reason why Bamburgh is...

Bamburgh: The Bamburgh Bones

In this week’s blog, I’m recounting when I was at St Aidan’s Church in the village of Bamburgh. I chated with Jessica, project manager of The Bamburgh Bones about the...
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