This is the site of the shrunken medieval village of Meldon, which was first recorded in 1296. There were twelve houses here in 1666, but it then declined in size. A plan of about 1810 showed only the church, a farm and a few cottages. The site of the village is surrounded by areas of ridge and furrow.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
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Source of Reference
Local History of Meldon
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