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Haughton medieval village (Humshaugh)

A village is recorded at Haughton in the 13th century. There are few documents about the village but it seems to have survived to some extent until the 19th century. It was cleared away when the parkland at Haughton Castle was created about 1816.

Reference number:N9280
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1967; D Smith

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Humshaugh

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