SU8216 : Deserted Medieval Village of Monkton

taken 11 years ago, near to Treyford, West Sussex, Great Britain

Deserted Medieval Village of Monkton
Deserted Medieval Village of Monkton
The ridge visible in the foreground is a trackway that once skirted the rear of crofts that lined this small valley. Some of the banks made for housing are also still visible. Nobody knows why the village was deserted there are suggestions of disease or the result of nearby enclosures but only one farm was left from the 15th century onwards which continued operating until the early 20th century.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 February, 2007
Category
Village (deserted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 829 165 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:56.5518N 0:49.2769W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 828 167
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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