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Lakenheath Beck Row Mildenhall Holywell Row Eriswell Santon Downham Brandon Elveden Icklingham Freckenham Worlington Red Lodge Barton Mills Herringswell Tuddenham Cavenham Higham Kentford Exning Newmarket Moulton Dalham Gazeley Wangford West Row

 Wangford's Misplaced village  Mon 18/12/00

- A Misplaced Suffolk Village

Several years ago it was possible to demonstrate that the "lost" Domesday settlement of Coclesworth is the present village of Eriswell, whilst Domesday Eriswell is represented by today's Little EriswellProc. Suff. Inst. Archaeol., xxx pp. 201ff. It is now possible to rectify a misunderstanding about another site In the same hundred of Lackford, the site of Livermere between today's Brandon and Wangford. By the middle of the thirteenth century this Livermere had largely become lands of a grange belonging to the Cistercian abbey of Warden in Bedfordshire, and lands of a holding of the Premonstratensian abbey of Langley in Norfolk, and had become absorbed politically into its neighbours. Today's dead-straight boundary between Brandon and Wangford suggests that it was established in fairly modern times, owing to some reorganisation  ...more
 

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