A survey of the Calke Abbey Estate in 1987/8 identified a faint system of ridge and furrow ploughing under pasture in the field to the north-west of Standley's Barn Farm. The alignment is only visible from an aerial photograph, running roughly north-south, straight ploughed and lying adjacent to a former irrigated meadow (SMR 27160) to which it may be related. The ridge and furrow lies on the former Gilborrow Leys Common and therefore probably post-dates its enclosure in 1594. The field boundary running along the north-west edge of the ploughed block appears to confirm with the alignment of the ridge and furrow. (1)
Bibliographic reference: Marshall, G & Walker, J (The National Trust). 1988. The National Trust Archaeological Survey: Calke Abbey, Derbyshire, Volume 1, Estate Survey. p 213, Fig 23.
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TICKNALL, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE
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