Site of Grange of Studley Priory

Description of this historic site

The site of a grange, a farm or estate, associated with Studley Priory. The grange dated to the Medieval period. It was situated 700m north east of Cracknut Hill.

Notes about this historic site

Site of Prior of Studley’s Grange.
1 Skilts was the site of the monastic grange of Studley Priory.
2 Skilts was the monastic grange of Studley Priory and remained with the canons until the Dissolution. After the Dissolution it passed to Edmund Knightlay.
3 Assorted finds comprising a 15th century copper alloy buckle and a 15th century french jetton were found by metal detectorists close to this site.

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