Keys to the Past

Spredden medieval settlement (Corbridge)

Spredden dates back to the 13th century when it was described as a hamlet in 1262. It was attacked by the Scots in 1391 and does not seem to have survived the medieval period. This type of settlement is called a deserted medieval village. Today, there are a few earthworks near High Barns Farm, but the precise location of the village is not known.

Reference number:N9970
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

To find out more about a particular site, please click the Identify button (i) on the toolbar, then click the site on the map.
The Historic maps option is only available when the map scale is between 2500 and 10000.

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge

Disclaimer -

Please note that this information has been compiled from a number of different sources. Durham County Council and Northumberland County Council can accept no responsibility for any inaccuracy contained therein. If you wish to use/copy any of the images, please ensure that you read the Copyright information provided.