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A derelict village site. Most English deserted villages were abandoned in the late Middle Ages, and traces—building lines, lumps of masonry, clumps of nettles, and isolated churches—may still be seen in the landscape. See Dyer (1982) Ec. Hist. Rev. 35, 1.

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