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Monument record MDR5611 - Cropmarks and ridge and furrow, south of Aston Lane, Shardlow

Type and Period (4)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 434 302 Shardlow, Pit Alignment Feature. Paired pit alignment and linear features showing on an aerial photograph. (1, 2) Cropmarks plotted on map overlay, 1:10,000. (3) Ridge and furrow highlighted in the centre of the cropmarks. (4) North east of Hicken's Bridge, a number of faint cropmark features are visible including, linear pit-alignments, ditches and two faint ring ditches, the latter are of uncertain origin and authenticity. (5) Later prehistoric ditches, a pit alignment and a barrow were all identified as cropmarks within this area on aerial photographs dating to 1964. Medieval ridge and furrow earthworks were also identified in this area, on aerial photographs dating to 1945 and 1969. (6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Index: TPAT. 2207. 2207.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: Pickering J. 4330/21 23 67/12/12 18 20.
  • <3> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Powell, A.. 1992. Proposed Service Area, A564 Derby Southern By-pass, Shardlow. Archaeological Assessment.. Stage 1, Desk-Based Ass.. fig 1.
  • <5> Unpublished document: Walker, J. 1993. Derby Southern Bypass Archaeological Evaluations. Report on Site Investigations..
  • <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 43211 30076 (point) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR1714
  • EDR1721

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Record last edited

Nov 7 2016 4:23PM

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