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Monument record MDR6672 - 'The Portway' (conjectural route of), through Great Hucklow

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The probable line of a prehistoric trackway. (1) That part of the ancient trackway which passes through the parish of Great Hucklow. The track throughout its length is part green lane, minor road or footpath and part out of use, but visible on the ground. Thought to originate in prehistoric times, but certainly in use during the Saxon/Medieval period. (2) It follows the present route of the Great Hucklow-Litton Parish boundary. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Smith, M. W.. 1983. Peak Park Treasures D309. D309.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Dodd, A & Dodd, E. 1980. Peakland Roads and Trackways. pp 13-18.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Parker, R M. 1991. Pers. Comm..



Grid reference Centred SK 1718 7640 (2047m by 1727m) (Centred on)

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Record last edited

Apr 6 2017 3:18PM

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