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Monument record MDR5625 - Ridge and furrow, Elvaston Avenue, Elvaston

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Ridge and Furrow running N-S. Cropmarks plotted on map overlay, 1:10,000. (1) Ridge and furrow noted from aerial photographs taken in 1971 (2) and during an earthwork survey in 1995. The most well-preserved earthworks were found along all parts of Elvaston Avenue. The trees which form the avenue were planted on top of the existing ridge and furrow and have protected it from agricultural damage. Elsewhere, earthworks have been eroded by agricultural activity. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Symonds, J; Cooper, T; Wagner, P; Webster, J.. 1995. Desk-Based Assessment of Land at Elvaston, Derbyshire..
  • <3> Unpublished document: Badcock, A; Cox, C; Buckland, P.. 1995. Archaeological Field Evaluation at Elvaston, Derbyshire. Phase 1.



Grid reference SK 41630 32646 (point) Approximate

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR1682
  • EDR1683

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Record last edited

Nov 3 2022 4:14PM

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