Keys to the Past

Lytedon (Belsay)

Lytedon may have been a deserted medieval village in the area of Bolam. The only record of its existence is a tax return of 1242-3. It was probably deserted by the end of the 13th century.

Reference number:N10597
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Belsay

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