Keys to the Past

Bilton deserted medieval village (Lesbury)

The medieval village of Bilton had eight taxpayers in 1296. By the 18th century it has grown into a substantial village, but shrank in the 19th century, when several farms were amalgamated.

Reference number:N5710
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Lesbury

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