Keys to the Past

Mousen Deserted Village (Belford with Middleton)

Old Mousen now consists of a single farm, but it was once the site of larger village, The earthwork remains can be seen in the area, though they are badly damaged by ploughing. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N5134
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; B H Pritchard
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Adderstone-Mousen A1 road improvements, Northumberland. Cultural heritage assessment 1999; THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PRACTICE
DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, London-Edinburgh-Thurso Trunk Road. A1 Adderstone to Belford dualling. Cultural heritage stage 2 assessment 2005; Ed Dennison Archaeological Services Ltd
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION, Air photo mapping and interpretation for the A1 Upgrade Scheme: Adderstone to Belford 2005; Alison Deegan

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Belford with Middleton
Local History of Belford with Middleton

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