Tyne and Wear HER(952): Harton village

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  • Description

    "The first reference to Harton (Heortedun) dates to 1074-80, when it and the other vills dependent on Jarrow were given by Bishop Walcher to Aldwin and his companions to assist them in the reconstruction of the church of Jarrow. In 1424 gillicorn was due from 21 bondages; there were 10 tenements in 1539 and 1580. The map of 1768 shows Harton as an L-shaped settlement, the north-south part lying along the east side of Sunderland Road...."
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  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/952
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 5 years, 8 months ago
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