Northeye Abbey Ruins
posted by jill on 11 Nov 2012 at 10:23 pm
Hi I am looking for further information about Northeye Abbey Ruins which is marked on a 16th century map. Does anyone know more - are any ruins still visable there or do paintings or photos exist?
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posted by Rod Clifton on 20 Dec 2012 at 9:10 pm
Hi Jill, I've just typed your title into a search engine and it gives lots of results, most of which are relevant.
Northeye Abbey Memories
posted by Jill on 09 Mar 2013 at 10:32 pm
Hi Rod thanks for that. There is an 18th cent line drawing but location wise although I've walked extensively around the area marked on map it quite vague. I now it was close to bridge over sluice but whether close means 100 metres or half a mile - who knows. Nothing obvious on satellite images either. I spoke to one chap living in Westham who remebers his grandad telling stories of playong at the site when he was a child and apparently some stone work was still visable then. Today there just doesn't seem to be any thing obvious. Anymore info at all greatly appreciated.
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