Little Houghton deserted medieval village (Longhoughton)
The medieval village of Little Houghton is mentioned in a document written in 1296. Parts of the village may survive as earthworks near Littlehoughton Hall, where ridge and furrow and a hollow way can also be seen. Archaeologists call medieval settlements which have been abandoned `deserted medieval villages'.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)
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Source of Reference
Local History of Longhoughton
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