Keys to the Past

Nether Prendwick Deserted Village (Alnham)

In the medieval period there was a village at Nether Prendwick. It is mentioned in historic documents for the last time in 1554, so is likely to have been deserted sometime after this. Little remains now, though it has been suggested that some earthworks at this point may be all that survives of the village. The level platforms on which the medieval houses would have been built can still be seen. Around the site the long parallel earth banks made by medieval ploughing, known as ridge and furrow, are also still visible.

Reference number:N3218
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Alnham

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