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Hedgeley deserted medieval village (Hedgeley)

Part of Beanley deserted Medieval village.
Part of Beanley deserted Medieval village.

Earthworks east of Low Hedgeley Farm, on a terrace above the river Breamish, are all that remain of Hedgeley deserted medieval village. Hedgeley is mentioned in documents written in 1242.

Reference number:N3153
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, Deserted Medieval Villages of North Northumberland 1978; P J Dixon

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Source of Reference
Local History of Hedgeley

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