Keys to the Past

Gallows (Thropton)

This site is believed to have been the site of a set of medieval gallows, which were probably built here in the early 13th century. There is now nothing to be seen here.

Reference number:N2856
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Thropton


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