Keys to the Past

Possible deserted medieval village, chapel and stone cross at East Lilburn (Tillside)

A medieval village may have existed at East Lilburn. A document written in 1577 mentions a chapel at East Lilburn. There is a report of a cross base being found in the 18th century somewhere at East Lilburn. Archaeologists don't known where the chapel stood, or if the stone found was actually a cross base.

Reference number:N3503
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; A S Phillips



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside
Local History of Tillside


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