Ferneyrigg, medieval moated farm (Kirkwhelpington)
Between 1000 and 500 years ago, medieval farmers built a farm surrounded by a moat at Ferneyrigg. The remains of the moat survive today, although a modern farm has replaced the earlier one. Ferneyrigg Farm is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)|
|Legal status:||Scheduled Ancient Monument|
|Event(s):||FIELD SURVEY, Some rectilinear settlements of the Roman period in Northumberland; Further notes on rectilinear earthworks in Northumberland: some Medieval and Later settlements 1960|
ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT, Steadings windfarm - cultural heritage impact, including assessment of cumulative effects 2007; Oxford Archaeological Associates
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Source of Reference
Local History of Kirkwhelpington
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