The settlement at Felton was established in about 1200. Burgage-type plots were laid out stretching back from the main road and a fair was granted in 1200. A number of medieval documents record the number of tenants in the 14th century. It has been suggested that Felton was a new plantation.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Legal status:||Conservation area|
|Event(s):||TRIAL TRENCH, Archaeological evaluation at 62-64 Main Street, Felton 2009; Archaeological Services Durham University|
WATCHING BRIEF, No 5 Low Close, Felton 2012; Bernicia Archaeology
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Source of Reference
Local History of Felton
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