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Trowhope medieval village (Kirknewton)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Trowhope. Although it was recorded in the 14th century it was deserted by 1541. A new farm was built here in the 17th century. Slight earthwork remains of the medieval village can still be seen, including at least five small enclosures and two groups of buildings in a scoop on the north facing slope of the Trowhopeburn Valley. Area of ridge and furrow can be seen nearby

Reference number:N582
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kirknewton


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