Site of Cryfield Grange Deserted Medieval Settlement

Description of this historic site

The site of a Medieval deserted settlement is known to have existed from documentary evidence. The settlement was located 500m west of Gibbet Hill.

Notes about this historic site

1 In 1564 this village paid a stone of wax yearly for maintenance of the lights in Stoneleigh Abbey. This place has also been depopulated; for, of twelve tenements that were here, only the Grange remained by the beginning of Henry VIII’s reign (1509).
2 A mid 19th century account mentions various embankments discernible immediately on the left of the high road between Kenilworth and Coventry.
3 These banks could represent the site of the village, but traces of a Medieval village are no longer visible.

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