Pailton Medieval Settlement
The possible extent of the medieval settlement based on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886 and on aerial photographs.
1 The possible extent of the medieval settlement based on the OS map of 1886, 23NW.
2 The ridge and furrow plotting of the parish shows extensive survival abutting the village on all sides.
3 Pailton is not listed in Domesday.
4 The 1886 map shows quite dense occupation extending along the intersecting roads. There is no boundary hedge but the ridge and furrow transcription defines the village. Pailton Mill [WA3549] dates from the medieval period, but the church is 19th century. There is documentary evidence of the manor of Pailton from the early 13th century.