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Wardley Medieval Moated Site

There are earthwork remains at Wardley, Gateshead, of a medieval moated site and associated rig and furrow cultivation. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument, though little of the remains can be easily seen today; however; moated medieval sites are relatively rare in the North East. The manor of Wardley was held by Durham Priory, first documented 1264, when Prior Hugh de Derlington erected a camera, hall and chapel (later destroyed by the Scots). In 1313 it was assigned to William de Tanfield.[1

Wardley Scheduled Ancient Monument Historic Buildings and Monuments in Gateshead
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Wardley moated site
- "....Principal elements: a medieval, manorial moated site with associated rig and furrow cultivation, surviving as a series of earthworks and buried deposits....the visible earthworks include the southern part of ...

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Pat Thomson
Tyne and Wear HER(719): Wardley moated site
- "Wardley is not included in Henry II's confirmation of the prior and convent's estates so the usual inference is that it was carved later out of one or ...

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Pat Thomson
- "The moated medieval manor of Wardley, situated to the north of South Wardley Farm. To the north of the farm the visible remains include an enclosure defined by a bank ...

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Simon Cotterill


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List number: 1017054
Tyne & Wear HER: 719
Grid ref: NZ3078461890


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