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Hawkhill deserted medieval village (Lesbury)

The medieval village of Hawkhill is fist mentioned, in a document written in 1296, when ten taxpayers lived in the village. In a map drawn in 1769, Hawkhill is shown as a mansion and one farm.

Reference number:N5715
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Lesbury

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