Keys to the Past

Newlands shrunken medieval village (Shotley Low Quarter)

A settlement at Newlands seems to have originated in the 13th century and lay in the manor of Whittonstall. The settlement is recorded in a number of documents from the 13th to 19th centuries. Today there are two farmsteads and a few houses but no earthworks of the medieval settlement are known.

Reference number:N9846
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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