Keys to the Past

Snitter (Snitter)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Snitter. It stands on a hilltop and four farms and several cottages can still be seen. The village was first recorded here in 1249. Few traces of these early buildings can now be seen.

Reference number:N2857
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Snitter


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