Information for record number MWA3781:
Shrunken Settlement at Cracknut Hill

Summary The site of a deserted settlement dating to the Imperial period. It is located at Cracknut Hill.
What Is It?  
Type: Deserted Settlement, Squatter Settlement
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Studley
District: Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 09 66
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 A number of cottages survived into the early 19th century in the vicinity of a small area of common waste. Some of these had grown up as encroachment cottages in the twenty years previous to 1807.
2 Plan.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Bibliographic reference
Title: Studley Parish Survey
Author/originator: Hooke D
Date: 1980
Page Number: 113
Source No: 2
Source Type: Plan
Title: Plan
Author/originator: Hooke D
Date: 1980
Page Number:
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument SQUATTER SETTLEMENT * A site occupied by people who have no legal right to the land or buildings on it. back
monument DESERTED SETTLEMENT * An abandoned settlement, usually of the Medieval period, often visible only as earthworks or on aerial photographs. back

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