Keys to the Past

Newsham (Blyth)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Newsham. In the medieval period (1066 to 1540) there was a small village at the site, though its exact size is uncertain. Most of the site is now beneath a colliery spoilheap.

Reference number:N11960
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Archaeological Assessment of Land at Newsham North Farm, Blyth, Northumberland, NE24 3PW 2013; Brigantia Archaeological Practice

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Source of Reference
Local History of Blyth

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