Stourton Medieval Settlement

Description of this historic site

The possible extent of the medieval settlement of Stourton based on the Ordnance Survey map of 1884.

Notes about this historic site

1 The possible extent of the medieval settlement based on the OS map of 1884, 57NW.
2 The village is not listed in Domesday.
3 The 1884 map shows a village with dispersed, rather than clustered houses. Lots of little fields, possibly representing shrinkage, are planted with orchards. A ridge and furrow transcription for the parish is not available , but the mapdata shows extensive survival both abutting the settlement and nearby. WA2353 is the site of a mill,and there is documentary evidence for two medieval mills, WA5264 is the possible site of a medieval manor house, and WA2335 is the site of a moat.

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