Keys to the Past

Stelling monastic grange settlement (Bywell)

Stelling was a grange of Hexham Priory and in 1379 was leased to one tenant. There does not appear to be any evidence that there was a settlement here before the grange nor of a peasant settlement attached to it. Stelling seems to have been a single farm from the 16th century onward and has been emparked at some time.

Reference number:N10028
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Bywell


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