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Posted: 03/02/2015 - Ecomuseum site Hume Castle proposes underground survey

 

 

Hume Castle Investigates Underground

Ecomuseum site Hume Castle proposes underground survey

 

 

 

The ecomuseum site of Hume castle (right), located between Greenlaw and Kelso in Berwickshire, was the family seat of the Earl of Home at the time of the Battle of Flodden and it was a muster point of the Home contingent before the invasion in August 1513.

 

 

 

Plans to undertake non-invasive survey work of this important Border Castle and its former village have been proposed and this will enable them to produce the first truly factual picture of what existed at the site before Oliver Cromwell.   This in turn enables us to tell the tale far better visually and with artist’s impressions.

 

 

 

In 1515 Hume Castle also featured in the aftermath of the Battle when Albany decided Home would be a scapegoat for the loss and waged a campaign against the family - eventually leading to the hanging of Home as a traitor for abandoning the battlefield in 1513.

 

 

 

In 1547 the Duke of Somerset captured the castle despite its defences having been strengthened by the French.  The 4th Lord Home recaptured it the following year, putting the garrison to death. It was then used to store captured English guns.  This was to be but one of many violent incidents in the castle’s long and bloody history.

 

 

 

The magnificent castle has an impressive view over the border countryside and the Flodden 1513 Ecomuseum eagerly await the results of Hume Castle's surveys.

 

 

 

If you have any Flodden or Ecomuseum news which you wish to share with us, please do not hesitate to get in touch on flodden1513@gmail.com.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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