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Carrycoats monastic grange settlement (Birtley)

This settlement was originally called Filton and only became known as Carrycoats in the 16th century. Although there are documentary records for a settlement at Filton from the 13th century, today there are no traces of it and its precise location is not known.

Reference number:N9226
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Birtley

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