Earthworks of Deserted Settlement at Green Lane, Studley

Description of this historic site

The site of a deserted settlement dating from the Medieval and Post Medieval periods. The remains of the settlement are visible as earthworks and include a hollow way and house platforms. The site is located 700m north west of the fire station, Studley.

Notes about this historic site

1 Development alongside the road from Studley to Redditch and along a strip of common bordering Green Lane had already occured by 1824 and Tanhouse Farm, inside the Redditch boundary, contains 17th century timber-framing. However, a number of artisans cottages which lay to the east of Green Lane Farm have been removed and others built between 1824 and 1847 on the south side of Green Lane have been demolished in recent years.
2 The earthwork remains of deserted settlement next to Green Lane Needle Mill (PRN 3777) have been recorded.
34The settlement is first recorded in a court roll of 1707.

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