Keys to the Past

Blenkinsopp medieval village (Greenhead)

Although Blenkinsopp is recorded in old documents from the 13th century, we do not know where the village actually was. No remains of the settlement have been found, except for the remains of a medieval tower known at Blenkinsopp Castle.

Reference number:N6130
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Greenhead


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