Keys to the Past

East Heddon (Heddon-on-the-Wall)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of East Heddon. It was first recorded in 1296, when there were six taxpayers living here. By the early 19th century only three farms and a few cottages remained here. Little can be seen of the earlier village beyond a few earthworks.

Reference number:N10860
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):WATCHING BRIEF, Land at Ravenside Farm, East Heddon 2012; The Archaeological Practice Ltd

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Source of Reference
Local History of Heddon-on-the-Wall


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