Monument record MDR1083 - Hollow ways, east of Viator's Bridge, Newton grange

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Series of small square and rectilinear hollow ways which rise up from Milldale to the south-east. (1) Braided hollow way leading from the direction of Milldale towards Hanson Grange. It was either created by prolonged use in the medieval period or heavy use in the post medieval period. The hollow ways are defined by a series of gullies between 1m and 3m wide and up to 1m deep. The routeway is marked on maps of the area from 1850 and was recorded in the fifth edition of the Compleat Angler from 1676, alongside Viator's bridge [SMR 10633]. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1592. 1592. 1592.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: National Monuments Record (English Heritage). 1967. Aerial photograph SK 14 54/1.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2004. National Trust South Peak Estate: Area 3, Dovedale South, archaeological survey, 2004. Volume 1: Interpretation and Catalogue of Archaeological Features.



Grid reference Centred SK 139 546 (173m by 114m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Nov 28 2016 11:06AM

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