Possible Deserted Medieval Settlement at Stareton

Description of this historic site

The possible site of an area of Medieval deserted settlement at Stareton. Some house platforms are visible as earthworks. The settlement lies in the area of Stareton.

Notes about this historic site

1 Stareton is shown as populated on Dugdale’s map and is in the approximate position of the modern village.
2 An estate map from 1597 shows about 17 houses around Stareton House and Park Farm.
3 In 1304, 11 people were assessed.
4 Another map from 1685 shows approximately 15 houses at Stareton.
5 There maybe some remains of house platforms at SP3371, but the grass was very long and it was not possible to give an opinion.

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