Keys to the Past

Slaughter Close, Cockfield (Cockfield)

In 1775 around 30 human skeletons were found here, when workmen were diggin a ha ha. They may have been the remains of soldiers killed in a battle at Raby Castle in 1648.

Reference number:D2024
Historical period: Stuart (1603 to 1714)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cockfield

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