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Monument record MDR2602 - Ridge and furrow earthworks, south of Benby House, Egginton

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Wide interval ridge and furrow, orientated E-W, in two visible blocks, centred at SK 2690 2750 on map. These are separated by an irregular area central to the field which appears to be devoid of earthworks. Wide interval ridge and furrow, centred at SK 2705 2735 on map, orientated NW - SE, visible as earthworks. Wide interval ridge and furrow, orientated SW - NE, visible as earthworks, centred at SK 2707 2767. (1) Medieval ridge and furrow earthworks were identified in this area from aerial photographs taken from 1945 to 2007. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Aerial Photograph: 1971. Fairey Surveys 1:12000.
  • <2> Digital data: Archaeological Research Services (ARS) Ltd. 2009/2010. Aerial Photographic Mapping Survey carried out as part of an Aggregates Resource Project.



Grid reference Centred SK 26936 27592 (601m by 808m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Oct 12 2015 5:37PM

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