Bowsden medieval settlement (Bowsden)
A settlement is recorded at Bowsden from at least the late 13th century, when 12 taxpayers were listed in 1296. The settlement grew through the medieval period and was described as a large village in the early 18th century. A map of 1769 shows two rows of houses and the village plan today is similar in form and layout. The medieval village is thought to lie beneath the present settlement.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Bowsden
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