Keys to the Past

Foxton deserted medieval village (Harbottle)

Earthworks are all that remain of the medieval hamlet of Foxton, which is mentioned in a document written in 1546. The remains of three steadings and two garths can be seen. A bank separates these earthworks from ridge and furrow earthworks, which were once ploughed fields.

Reference number:N1117
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Deserted Medieval Villages of North Northumberland 1978; P J Dixon

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Source of Reference
Local History of Harbottle


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