Keys to the Past

Longhoughton medieval field system (Longhoughton)

Farmers created three arable fields around Longhoughton which were rearranged at sometime before 1567, when the township was divided into two. A map drawn in 1619 shows the new arrangements, but the older division into three fields can still be traced.

Reference number:N5658
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Longhoughton


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