Keys to the Past

Rivergreen (Meldon)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Rivergreen. It was first recorded in 1296. By the 18th century only one farm survived here Although some earthworks are visible at Rivergreen Mill, it is not known whether these are the remains of the village.

Reference number:N11262
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Meldon

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