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Twizell deserted medieval village (Duddo)

The medieval village of Twizell lies north of Twizell Castle. Although much of this area was made into gardens, house platforms from the medieval village can be seen at the east and west ends of the field. The earliest documentary reference to the village is in 1560. This is a Scheduled Monument protected by law.

Reference number:N973
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Scheduled Ancient Monument
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1967; D King
INFRA RED LINE SCAN AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY, Infra Red Line Scan Photographic survey 1994; RAF
AERIAL PHOTOGRAPH INTERPRETATION, Till Tweed National Mapping Programme 2003; English Heritage

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Duddo

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