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Monument record MDR4331 - Cropmark complex and ridge and furrow, 400m west-north-west of Arleston House Farm

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 332299: Cropmarks of a double-ditched droveway, 130 m long, from south-west to north-east, visible at Barrow on Trent. (1-3). Nothing visible on O.S. air photographs. (4) Ridge and furrow to the south of the above feature. Plotted on map overlay, 1:10,000. (5) An impact assessment regarding the cropmarks has been carried out in advance of the Derby Southern Bypass. The cropmarks complex lies towards the bottom of a gentle gravel ridge and is comprised of a number of linear features which might represent a droveway of unknown period, together with several larger amorphous, patchy cropmark features. The features are indistinct and the cropmarks are not plottable. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Trent Valley Arch Res Comm Gaz c 1980 8 TVARC No 2051.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: APs (NMR SK 3329/5).
  • <3> Aerial Photograph: AP: Pickering J: NMR: 3329/5 (22/260).
  • <4> Aerial Photograph: APs (OS 67/012 182-3 21.3.67).
  • <5> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.
  • <6> Unpublished document: Trent & Peak Archaeological Trust (TPAT). 1992. Archaeology of the Derby Southern Bypass, Implication of the Construction of the Bypass Between Hilton and the M1.. pp 40-41.



Grid reference Centred SK 33309 29940 (237m by 515m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1723

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Record last edited

Jul 15 2014 4:35PM

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