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Monument record MDR5609 - Cropmarks north of Shardlow

Type and Period (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Number of features including a pit alignment and a series of small enclosures have been identified on aerial photographs. (1-4) Cropmarks plotted on map overlay, 1:10,000. (5) Numerous cropmarks were identified in this area during an aerial photographic mapping survey carried out as part of an Aggregates Resource Project. These cropmarks are late prehistoric/Roman in date and include square, rectangular and curvilinear enclosures, field boundaries, and a pit alignment. Medieval ridge and furrow earthworks and cropmarks were also identified. The NMR reference for the aerial photograph used is: RAF/106G/UK/581 4114 02-AUG-1945. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Index: TPAT. 2370. 2370.
  • <2> Index: TPAT. 2371. 2371.
  • <3> Index: TPAT. 2126. 2126.
  • <4> Aerial Photograph: Pickering J. 1970. 4330/8 12-14 20 22 25 67/12/13 67/14/19 28A/236.
  • <5> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.
  • <6> Digital data: Archaeological Research Services (ARS) Ltd. 2009/2010. Aerial Photographic Mapping Survey carried out as part of an Aggregates Resource Project.



Grid reference SK 43414 30790 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Nov 7 2016 4:23PM

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