Keys to the Past

Kirkley medieval village (Ponteland)

Ridge and furrow at Kirkley.
Photo by Harry Rowland.
Ridge and furrow at Kirkley. Photo by Harry Rowland.

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Kirkley, which was first recorded in 1267. Although 16 houses were recorded here in 1666, they had disappeared entirely by the mid-18th century. Although the remains of the village have not been seen, there are large areas of ridge and furrow in the area.

Reference number:N10934
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Ponteland


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