Half a mile off the Alnwick to Rothbury road lies
Started in the mid 13th century by John de Eglingham ( 1230 - 1256) as a large two story hall house. However the
coming border wars and incursions of the reivers from Scotland led to later fortifications. Nevertheless when you
look at the location and position from a defensive angle you can see that this was primarily a house which was
See also Bastle houses.
and Edlingham Church
On the road to the coast you will come to Alnwick, then Lesbury and finally Alnmouth
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