Keys to the Past

Heworth (Preston-le-Skerne)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Heworth, which was first documented in the 11th century. The remains of enclosures and building platforms can still be seen as earthworks in the fields to the east and northeast of Heworth House. Areas of ridge and furrow are also visible.

Reference number:D1484
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):Durham Magnesian Limestone Survey 1983 - 1984; Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England

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Source of Reference
Local History of Preston-le-Skerne


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