Keys to the Past

Ancient boundary between Horsley and Ovingham (Ovingham; Horsley)

This has been the boundary between Horsley and Ovingham since the 12th century. Archaeologists think this may be a very ancient boundary, used at least since the Iron Age, because it runs along the eastern side of an Iron Age or Roman settlement.

Reference number:N12495
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Horsley
Local History of Ovingham

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