Keys to the Past

Red Hall Moated site, Haughton-le-Skerne (Haughton-le-Skerne)

Red Hall is surrounded by a medieval moat. The site was excavated in 1966 and the remains of two buildings were found. Pottery discovered here suggests that the site was occupied from the late 13th century to early 15th century. Further work has found additional evidence of activity on the site.

Reference number:D308
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):Evaluation at Red Hall Moat, Darlington 2008; Ian Farmer Associates Ltd
Excavations at Red Hall Moat, Haughton-le-Skerne 2010; Tyne and Wear Museums Service Archaeology
Excavations at Red Hall Moated Site, Darlington 1966 - 1967; Unknown
Geophysical survey on the site of a moat at Red Hall, Darlington; Archaeological Services Durham University

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Source of Reference
Local History of Haughton-le-Skerne


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