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Monument record MDR4245 - Highlow: possible deserted Medieval village

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

There is enough ridge and furrow (SK 218802;219800) around Highlow Hall to suggest that it was once the site of a village. It does not appear in Domesday, but had become a small village by the time of Saxton. (1) No earthworks seen to suggest desertion or shrinkage (2)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Article in serial: Wightman, W E. 1961. 'Open field agriculture in the Peak District', Derbyshire Archaeological Journal. Volume 81, pp 111-125. p120.
  • <2> Personal Observation: F1 JB 10-SEP-65.
  • <3> Index: NDAT. 1238. 1238.



Grid reference Centred SK 2191 8010 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR977

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Record last edited

Mar 13 2008 4:46PM

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