Deserted Medieval Village at Kimmerston (Ford)

  • Description

    "A possible deserted medieval village can be found at Kimmerston. Kimmerston was a member of the barony of Muschamp (Wooler), held by Odinel de Ford in 1242. In 1296 it had seven taxpayers and in 1313 it had eight taxpayers. In 1580, the Border Survey recorded that it had three tenants. The Court Rolls of Ford Manor show a high number of tenants, this can be seen at the County Records Office (reference NCRO ZAN B17/12). By 1714 it had five tenant farmers. By 1763 it was leased to two tenants as a single farm. Armstrong's map of 1769 shows...."
  • Owner

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

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 11 months ago
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