Keys to the Past

Downham (Carham)

This is the site of the deserted medieval village of Downham. It was first recorded in the 13th century, but in the post-medieval period the site became much smaller in size. All that survives now are a few slight earthworks in front of the modern farmhouse on the site.

Reference number:N874
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Carham

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