Cornhill deserted medieval village (Cornhill-on-Tweed)
A settlement is recorded at Cornhill from the 13th century, when it was part of the Bishop of Durham's estate of Norhamshire. The population seems to have grown from that time and had a thriving economy in the 19th century. Today, no remains of the medieval settlement have been noted, but if the village remains on its original site deposits could survive beneath the present buildings.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
|Event(s):||TRIAL TRENCH, Main Street, Cornhill-on-Tweed 2004; Headland Archaeology|
EXCAVATION, Main Street, Cornhill-on-Tweed, Northumberland. An Interim Report and Post-Excavation Assessment of an Archaeological Excavation 2006; Headland Archaeology
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Source of Reference
Local History of Cornhill-on-Tweed
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