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Monument record MDR3470 - 18thC Pastoral earthworks

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

[Centred SK 2386 6822] Earthworks and enclosures of unknown age or use. (1) The earthworks represent obsolete field boundaries. (2) Centred to approx. SK 240685 is a vast area of early fields, associated tracks, roads, crofts and ponds that cover almost the whole of Calton Pastures. The network dates from the 18th.c. enclosure since when - as the name implies - the whole has been utilised for pastoral farming. There is no surface indications of works pre-dating the complex other than the tumuli of SK 26 NW 1. (3) Photographic record. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Bramwell, D. 1950. Corr 6".
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: F1 BHS 15-NOV-66.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: F2 FDC 15-NOV-66.
  • <4> Index: NDAT. 0842. 0842.
  • <5> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 5108.1-4.



Grid reference Centred SK 2386 6822 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1116

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Record last edited

Jun 24 2013 2:38PM

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