Keys to the Past

Clarewood (Whittington)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Clarewood, first recorded in 1296. It survived as a village until the late 17th century when most people left. By the mid-19th century, there were only three farms here, though only two survive. The remains of several areas of ridge and furrow can still be seen.

Reference number:N10309
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Whittington

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