Keys to the Past

Eggleston, Foggerthwaite (Eggleston)

This is the remains of a small medieval farmstead. The foundations of a small group of rectangular and oval buildings can be seen. They are next to a large medieval earth bank and were probably part of a 13th-14th century farm owned by the monks of Rievaulx Abbey.

Reference number:D5668
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1019457

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Source of Reference
Local History of Eggleston


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