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Wednesday, 19 September 2012
'Lost village' of Studmarsh unearthed by archaeologists
MORE evidence has been uncovered as the search for the lost village of Studmarsh continues.
A team of archaeologists and volunteers from mental health charity Herefordshire Mind has spent two weeks digging at the National Trust’s Brockhampton Estate , near Bromyard , in a bid to uncover the remains of the village.
Studmarsh was mentioned as a settlement in medieval documents but little has been known about the place for more than 500 years.
So far the foundations of the end corner of a large stonebuilt structure with walls up to one metre wide have been unearthed, along with a stone-lined foundation to support a timber framed cross wall and external doorway, suggesting a manor house may have once stood on the site.
Posted by blogster at 09:31