Keys to the Past

Birling (Warkworth)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Birling. It was founded in 1249 and was a suburb of Warkworth. In 1293 it was given permission to have a market. There are now no remains to be seen here, and a modern cemetery lies over the site.

Reference number:N5431
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Warkworth


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