Keys to the Past

Thorntonpark (Shoreswood)

These are the earthwork remains of the medieval village of Thorntonpark, which was first recorded in 1430. The village was largely abandoned in the mid-19th century when the modern farm was built away from the village.

Reference number:N2243
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Shoreswood

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