Keys to the Past

Wallridge Deserted Medieval Village (Belsay)

Apart from a few modern additions Wallridge consists of a single farm. There are some outbuildings nearby which was probably the site of an earlier farm. There are also traces of another settlement to the north-west. This suggests the village was made up of several widely-spread farms, rather than a focused village.

Reference number:N10250
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; D Smith



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Belsay


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