Keys to the Past

West Benridge deserted medieval village (Hebron)

Some of the fields around the small settlements of West and Middle Benridge have the earthwork remains of medieval fields. These are known as ridge and furrow. Originally, there were probably more fields cultivated in this way but modern farming has removed many of them.

Reference number:N11094
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hebron

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