Monument record MDR1590 - Trackway, north-west of Lomberdale Cottage, Youlgreave

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 198 640: YOULGREAVE, TRACKWAY ASSOCIATED WITH LEAD MINING. Strip lynchets. (1). SK 19864. Remains of open fields. (2). Earthworks indicate lead mining and asociated roads. No evidence of early agriculture was noted. (3). The only archaeological feature, aside from lead mining, observed in this area was a lynchet/bank c.0.3 metres high with a row of mature trees growing on it which was probably formerly a walled or fenced-in shelter belt. (4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Aerial Photograph: 1957. A.P's F.22. 58/RAF/2315/0316-7.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Wightman, W E. 1961. 'Open field agriculture in the Peak District', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. vol.81, pp 111-125. p116.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 JB 17-FEB-66.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Taylor, H (PDNPA). 2000. Lomberdale Hall, Middleton-by-Youlgrave, rapid farm survey, upland option, archaeological survey, 2000. No.23, p4.



Grid reference Centred SK 197 640 (178m by 58m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1166

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Record last edited

Sep 27 2017 3:57PM

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