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Monument record MDR2122 - Lynchets, north-east of Leisure House, Litton

Type and Period (2)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

SK: 165 734: Litton, Lynchets: A series of broad lynchetted fields south of Litton. SK: 166 735: Litton, Strip Lynchets: A series of strip lynchets south of Litton. (1). SK 165 734: Suggested by Butcher as being Celtic fields. (2). Romano-British field system. Surface features include lynchets and possible terraces. The strip lynchets to the north of the SMR location lie within medieval open field and all of the area is most likely to be medieval in date. The Romano-British date seems unlikely. (3)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 1415.
  • <2> Archive: Butcher, L H. 1":1mile map; Roman Sites in North Derbyshire, South Yorkshire and Staffordshire, Sheffield City Museum Collection. Acc. No. SHEFM:1976.1061 D13.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Bevan, B (PDNPA). 2000. Peak District Romano-British Rural Upland Settlement Survey, 1998-1000. 3 vols.. No. 088, pp 31-32.
  • <4> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 9406.1, 9405.1-2.
  • <5> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 448.32A-33A.



Grid reference Centred SK 165 734 (236m by 158m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Apr 21 2015 9:53AM

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