NY9375 : Great Swinburne from Ox Hills

taken 2 years ago, near to Great Swinburne, Northumberland, Great Britain

Great Swinburne from Ox Hills
Great Swinburne from Ox Hills
This is the site of the deserted medieval village of West Swinburne. It was first mentioned in 1296, but was destroyed by the Scots in the 1320s. It was completely deserted in the late 16th century, but some people had moved back by the 17th century. Now all that remains of the settlement are a farm and five cottages.
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NY9375, 48 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 4 November, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 November, 2020
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  Woodland, Forest 
Primary Subject of Photo
Village 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9360 7550 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:4.4350N 2:6.1060W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 93831 75632
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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