Keys to the Past

Riplington (Whalton)

This is the shrunken village of Riplington, which was first recorded in 1242. Only three houses were recorded here in 1666, and by the early 19th century just two farmhouses and a few cottages stood here. Only one farmstead and a house remain. Ridge and furrow marks the edge of the village on its east and south sides.

Reference number:N11247
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1971; B H Pritchard



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Source of Reference
Local History of Whalton


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