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Monument record MDR1823 - Strip Lynchets, west of the B6049, High Rake, Little Hucklow

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The strip lynchets on a south bank near Windmill, are called locally 'lenches'. (1) SK 169 781. Strip lynchets visible on aerial photographs taken in 1948. (2) The lynchets, only c. 0.3m high, form narrow field strips, diagonally across the hillside. They are probably the result of 18th or 19th century agricultural methods. (3) The strip lynchets have been plotted using an aerial photograph. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Article in serial: Addy, S. 1906. 'Little Hucklow: its customs and old houses', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 28, pp 44-68. p 45.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: 1948. A.P.: CPE/UK 2598/3015-6.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 20-JAN-66.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 1395. 1395.
  • <5> Aerial Photograph: 1971. Fairey Surveys 1:12000. AP 16_192.



Grid reference Centred SK 169 781 (146m by 122m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1258

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Record last edited

Jul 31 2017 3:10PM

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