Keys to the Past

Horton (Blyth)

This is the site of the medieval village of Horton. It was first mentioned in the 12th century. Although at one time the village was quite large with over 100 inhabitants it has shrunken in size. Now only two farms, a chapel, a cottage and a pub survive at the house.

Reference number:N11469
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Blyth

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