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Monument record MDR3765 - Strip lynchets, 400m south-west of Hopping Farm, Youlgreave

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

[SK 202 635] Set of strip lynchets, seven main, with three above, north of Hopping Farm. (1,3). Lynchets attain a maximum height of 0.8 metres. (2,3). Photographic record. (4). There are three large lynchets, one running east-west at the edge of the ridge and furrow, another runing north-south, and a third coming off the second at right angles as a bank and then as a lynchet running east-west. The lynchets here are evidence of earlier boundaries and some may well be evidenc eof medieval cultivation. (5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Aerial Photograph: Royal Air Force (RAF). 1957. Aerial photograph: F.22 58/RAF/2315/0316-7.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 25-MAY-66.
  • <3> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index. 2121.
  • <4> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 15729.1.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Taylor, H (PDNPA). 1997. Land belonging to Meadow Place Grange, Middleton and Smerrill and Youlgreave, Derbyshire. No. 36, pp 18-19, illus..



Grid reference Centred SK 200 628 (402m by 169m) (Centre)

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR4078
  • EDR1384

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Record last edited

Sep 27 2017 3:59PM

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