Keys to the Past

Newton by the Sea (Newton-by-the-Sea)

This is the probable site of the deserted medieval village of Newton-by-the-Sea, which was first recorded in 1296. Although there are only a few earthworks to be seen, it is possible to recognise the plan of the village. There were two rows of buildings facing each other across a green.

Reference number:N5801
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Newton-by-the-Sea

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