Attleborough Medieval Settlement

Description of this historic site

The probable extent of the medieval settlement at Attleborough based on the first edition Ordnance Survey map of 1888.

Notes about this historic site

1 The probable extent of medieval settlement based on the first edition OS 6″ map of 1888, 11SW.
2 Attleborough is not listed in Domesday.
3 In 1243 the Prioress of Chaise-Dieu leased the Manor of Attleborough to Nuneaton.
4 The 1888 map shows a large dispersed village bounded on the west by Wem Brook. There are no SMR records for medieval features in Attleborough, but the central area enclosed by Bull Street,The Square, The Green and Hall End in particular looks ancient and unplanned.

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