Shrunken Settlement 200m NE of Chapel Green Farm

Description of this historic site

The Medieval shrunken village of Chapel Green is visible as an earthwork. Among the visible features are enclosures and a hollow way. The site is located between Chapel Hill and Napton on the Hill.

Notes about this historic site

1 Dead Leys Field and the adjoining Johnsons Field contain a complex of earthworks with a well-defined hollow way and croft boundaries. A large platform at SP4660 was said to have been an old walled garden.
2 The plan marks the hollow way and the location of the skeleton find spot.
3 Skeletons have been found in this field (PRN 6213) and this could be the site of the Medieval chapel (PRN 740).

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