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Fenham grange or manor
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A member of the manor of Elswick and barony of Bolam, Fenham was given to the Order of Knights Templars in 1185 and remained with them until their suppression in 1307. It eventually passed to the Knights Hospitallers. The site of any medieval buildings is unknown.
<< HER 1350 >> M.H. Dodds, 1930, Fenham Township, Northumberland County History, XIII, 291-5 W.S. Gibson, 1846, The History of the Monastery at Tynemouth, I, 153-4; II, 348 W. Hutchinson, 1776, A View of Northumberland, II, Seymour Bell, 19th century, Newcastle Library Local Studies - 3.3 & 4; 9.2 Tithe Awards, 1843, Fenham, Northumberland Records Office, DT 183 S (date unknown), Northumberland Records Office, Watson Coll, 28.9