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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Elsdon Northumberland


Elsdon, Northumberland.

Elsdon village in Northumberland is the former capital of Redesdale.
The village contains an excellent Pele tower (a type of fortified house) as well as being the site of a Motte and Bailey castle.
Elsdon Church is said to have been a resting place for St Cuthbert, and is one of many in the region dedicated to the Northumbrian Saints' memory.

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