Monument record MDR15377 - Sledway, Alport Valley Plantations, Hope Woodlands
Type and Period (2)
(Medieval to Stuart - 1066 AD to 1627 AD?)
(Medieval to Stuart - 1066 AD to 1627 AD)
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Hollow-way leading to peat cuttings on the moor, leaving enclosed land via gateway. Fades away towards hamlet (see SMR 8298) before reaching a field wall, though it was unclear at time of report  whether the wall had a gate for access. For a short distance at the top of the intake the wall overlays the hollow-way, showing that the routeway was in use before enclosure occurred between 1627 and 1808. The presence of a gate shows that the route was still in use during this time. The intake is called 'Peat Ridge' on a map of 1808, further supporting the hollow-way's use for peat transportation. (1)
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Centred SK 1327 9113 (346m by 86m)
HOPE WOODLANDS, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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Apr 9 2015 2:39PM
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