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Fairley deserted medieval village (Shotley Low Quarter)

A settlement is mentioned at Fairley in 1268, but little is known of it until it is mentioned again in 1570. By 1800 it was a single farmstead. No earthwork remains of the settlement survive there today.

Reference number:N9845
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Shotley Low Quarter


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