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Heaton deserted medieval village (Cornhill-on-Tweed)

Heaton was part of the Bishop of Durham's estate of Norhamshire in medieval times and is documented from the 13th century onwards. No traces of the village have been recorded around the present farm and the only medieval remains appear to be a few traces of Heaton Castle.

Reference number:N2359
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Castle Heaton, Cornhill-on-Tweed - investigation and survey of the vaulted building and adjacent earthworks 2014; English Heritage

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Source of Reference
Local History of Cornhill-on-Tweed


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