Site of Barlichway Hundred Meeting Place

Description of this historic site

The site of Barlichway Hundred Meeting Place, where the hundred court held its meetings during the Medieval period. The site is suggested by documentary evidence and is situated on Haselor Hill.

Notes about this historic site

1 Barlichway Hundred. The earliest known reference is in 1175. Its name is derived from Barlichway Greve, where the Hundred Court held its meetings (see PRN 1528 for a possible Medieval earthwork on the site). The name exists in corrupted form in ‘Barley Leys Farm’ (SP1356).
2 Find of a medieval buckle in 1997. The grid reference given was SP132554. The method of recovery was not recorded.

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