Riverside Walls

Originally part of the defences commenced by Edward 1 after he stormed Berwick in 1296, this section of wall was probably not built until the early 14th century. In this film, local historian Jim Herbert, will unravel the story, and explain the changes that took place during the 400 years after the original construction and show something of the interiors of two remaining towers.

For more about the medieval walls, visit From Ditch to Bastion.

Please be aware that videos will open for viewing from 00:00 on 11th September until 20th September 2020.

About the author 

Jim Herbert

Jim Herbert worked at Berwick Museum and Art Gallery for over twenty years. He now writes blog posts for Berwick Time Lines, conducts guided tours around Berwick and gives talks. He finds all periods of the Berwick’s history fascinating but his great love is Berwick Castle and the medieval walls which he has studied meticulously for many years.

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