Whitfield (Plenmeller with Whitfield)
This is the site of the shrunken medieval village of Whitfield. It was first recorded in the 12th century. It had began to shrink in size by the 16th century and little remained by the 19th century. The earthworks of earlier buildings can be seen to the east and north of the church.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
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Source of Reference
Local History of Plenmeller with Whitfield
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