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Spindlestone shrunken medieval village (Easington (Northumberland))

Spindlestone is mentioned in a document written in 1296. Today the hamlet consists of a farm and five houses. Earthworks and ridge and furrow around the houses show that the village was previously larger.

Reference number:N5247
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Easington (Northumberland)

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