Keys to the Past

Haydon shrunken medieval village (Haydon)

The original village of Haydon was clustered around the Old Church. Nothing but a few earthworks and two farmsteads are now visible where, according to a document written in 1365, there were once 15 husbandlands, eleven cottages and three `free' husbandlands.

Reference number:N7567
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Haydon


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