Keys to the Past

West Ditchburn medieval village (Eglingham)

This is the site of a deserted medieval village. Old documents record a settlement here as long ago as the 13th century when there was an East and West Ditchburn. An 18th century map shows a farm and mansion here. No earthworks have survived of the former village.

Reference number:N5017
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Eglingham

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