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Stocksfield former medieval settlement (Broomley and Stocksfield)

The earliest reference to the village of Stocksfield is in the 1296 Lay Subsidy, when three taxpayers were recorded. Unfortunately there are few references after this date and there seems only to have been a single farm from at least the 17th century. There are no earthworks of the medieval settlement to be seen. Stocksfield may have been a demesne estate rather than a village.

Reference number:N10135
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Ovingham to Wylam, Northumberland. Preliminary archaeological assessment 2007; Tyne and Wear Museums

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Source of Reference
Local History of Broomley and Stocksfield


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