Hawick shrunken settlement

  • Description

    "A medieval settlement at Hawick is documented from the 13th century when it was held by the lords of Bolam. Through the 16th, 17th and 18th centuries only a few families were recorded there and now there is only one farmhouse. The remains of medieval ridge and furrow cultivation lie around the settlement and a perimeter bank clearly shows the eastern edge of the village. A few earthworks of the village lie to the west of this bank and comprise a sunken way and a rectangular enclosure. On the summit of Chapel Hill is the site of the village chapel..."
  • Owner

    Keys to the Past (Durham & Northumbria County Councils)
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.keystothepast.info/article/10339/Site-Details?PRN=N9548
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 2 years ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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