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Whittondean Farm (Whitton and Tosson)

This is the remains of a medieval sheep farm. It includes a series of well-preserved stone enclosures. They are all set within a larger earth and stone enclosure. An enclosure located at the northern corner of the monument is the site of a rectangular building. It is thought that the monks at Brinkburn Priory owned this farm. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N2899
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument

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Source of Reference
Local History of Whitton and Tosson


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