Collycroft Medieval Settlement

Description of this historic site

The possible extent of the medieval/post medieval settlement at Collycroft based on documentary evidence.

Notes about this historic site

1 The possible extent of medieval settlement based on the first edition OS map of 1887, 17NW.
2 Settlement is shown on Greenwood’s map of 1822.
3 Collycroft is marked on the Dugdale map of 1787.
4 The name means ‘calves’ field or paddock’. The earliest mention seems to have been in the C14th.
5 The 1887 map shows a clearly defined triangular area containing houses, gardens and some strip fields.

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