Newtown West (Whitton and Tosson)
This is the site of a medieval farmstead. A rectangular earthwork can be seen. A ditch and an earth bank surround it. The foundations of three rectangular buildings are visible within the enclosure. Fragments of medieval pottery have been found in molehills at this site, and ridge and furrow can be seen in the surrounding area.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Event(s):||FIELD SURVEY, Some rectilinear settlements of the Roman period in Northumberland; Further notes on rectilinear earthworks in Northumberland: some Medieval and Later settlements 1960|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Whitton and Tosson
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