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Monument record MDR3205 - Extensive ridge and furrow, Rainster Rocks, Brassington

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  • None recorded

Full Description

[SK 22105488 - SK 22255460] Bridle way, formed of a bank of earth, held up by a retaining wall formed of irregular blocks of stone, "which has every appearance of a Roman origin". (1) This track appears to form the boundary of well-marked strip lynchets. (2) The only features of interest in the area are extensive rig and furrow and contemporary field roads. (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Smithard, W. 1910. 'The Roman road between Little Chester and Minning Low', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 32. p127, 137.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: 1957. Aerial photographs F.21. 58/RAF/2315/0239-40 Nov 1957.
  • <3> Personal Observation: F1 FRH 06-MAY-66.
  • <5> Index: NDAT. 0490. 0490.



Grid reference Centred SK 216 546 (866m by 806m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR3850
  • EDR851

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Record last edited

Jan 4 2016 2:49PM

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