Easington deserted medieval village (Easington (Northumberland))
A village existed at Easington in 1296. By the end of the 18th century, the village was reduced to two farms. Archaeologists call places that were once villages deserted medieval villages. At Easington, earthworks mark the positions of abandoned tofts and crofts.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Event(s):||FIELD SURVEY, Deserted Medieval Villages of North Northumberland 1978; P J Dixon|
WATCHING BRIEF, Easington Farm 2016; The Archaeological Practice Ltd
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Source of Reference
Local History of Easington (Northumberland)
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