Deserted Settlement at Lower Green

Description of this historic site

The site of a deserted settlement at Lower Green dating to the Imperial period . The site covers the area south of Old Milverton down to the River Avon. The remains of the settlement, including house platforms and hollow ways, are visible as earthworks.

Notes about this historic site

1 An early 19th century map shows an area of settlement at Lower Green, where there has been no occupation for at least 100 years. Earthworks indicate a small settlement with a hollow way, house platforms, enclosures for cultivation and/or stock, and ponds and drainage channels. Recently parts of Lower Green were ploughed for the first time since enclosure and small quantities of Medieval and Post Medieval pottery were recovered from around the house platforms of Lower Green.

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