This is the site of the shrunken medieval village of Clifton, which was first recorded in the 13th century. By 1603 the village was largely deserted. All that can be seen now are five houses and a farm. No earthworks can be seen.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Event(s):||DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Southern Trunk Main Warkworth to North Gosforth. Archaeological and Cultural Heritage Assessment 2006; Tyne and Wear Museums|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Stannington
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