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Monument record MDR5626 - Ridge and furrow, north of Elvaston Avenue, Elvaston

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ridge and Furrow and possible former field boundary. Ridge and Furrow runs predominantly N-W, but E-W within small enclosure (?) in north west of site. Cropmarks plotted on map overlay, 1:10,000. (1) Ridge and furrow was recorded in this area from aerial photographs taken in 1971 (2) and during an earthwork survey in 1995 when it was found that the earthworks had been eroded by agricultural activity. Some earthworks seen on the aerial photographs were no longer visible, others could be detected by differential crop growth (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 Unpublished document: Symonds, J; Cooper, T; Wagner, P; Webster, J.. 1995.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 Unpublished document: Badcock, A; Cox, C; Buckland, P.. 1995.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 41523 33104 (point) Approximate

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR1682
  • EDR1683

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Record last edited

Nov 3 2022 4:14PM

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