Keys to the Past

Fenwick (Matfen)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village. It was first recorded in 1296. By the 19th century only one farmstead remained. The 1840 Tithe Map showed three farms, now there are only two. The earthwork remains of several buildings can be seen between present buildings.

Reference number:N10371
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, Archaeological watching brief during service trenching at West Fenwick Farm, Fenwick 2014; Alan Williams Archaeology
WATCHING BRIEF, Archaeological watching brief at West Fenwick Farm (units 4, 5, 6 and 7) 2015; Archaeological Research Services

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Source of Reference
Local History of Matfen


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