NZ0085 : Fawns

taken 6 years ago, near to Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, England

The origin of the place-name is described as:
'Multi-coloured promontory' from fāg (Old English) meaning variegated, multi-coloured, coloured, and nęss (Anglian) for ness, a promontory, a headland; a projecting piece of high land; a piece of land round which a river flows, to form a headland.
Key to English Place-names LinkExternal link

A medieval moated site next to the farm NZ0085 : The Fawns 'Manorial Earthworks' is exceptionally well preserved and one of few surviving examples in Northumberland. It is said to have documentary evidence going back to 1303.
Keys to the Past: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
Gatehouse: LinkExternal link

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Geographical Context: Lowlands Paths Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening Grassland Primary Subject: Farm
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Fawns [9] · Fawns Farm [4] Other Photos: · The Fawns 'Manorial Earthworks' ·
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NZ0085, 17 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 6 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 6 June, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0062 8527 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:9.7051N 1:59.5085W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 00629 85166
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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