Deserted village at Silvington

  • Description

    "The monument includes the remains of Shilvington medieval village, situated on level ground adjacent to Shilvington Burn. The remains of the village include sunken trackways, a number of enclosures, field banks and house platforms all preserved as earthworks. The remains are partly within a field called ‘Chapel Yard’, which suggests that the remains of the village chapel also lie within the area. The first documentary record of Shilvington is in the Lay Subsidy of 1296 and in the mid-14th century it became part of the Ogle barony....."
  • Owner

    Historic England
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 9 months ago
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