Monument record MDR7004 - Ridge and furrow, Closes Farm, Kniveton

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ridge and furrow identified, 4-5m ridge to ridge interval, running north east to south west for the majority of the length of the field. In the south west quarter the ridge and furrow stops. This may relate to sand extraction or to local stories that a bomb fell during WWII in this part of the field. Field has culvert along western margin. (1) A desk-based survey and analysis of aerial photographs considered the extent of medieval ridge and furrow within Derbyshire Dales district. A group south of Closes Farm was identified. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Connelly, P (University of Liverpool). 1997. Proposed Conservation Area for Kniveton: Field Survey.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Askey, M (DDDC). 2004. An assessment of the extent of survival of medieval ridge and furrow in the Derbyshire Dales District.



Grid reference Centred SK 2075 5042 (191m by 279m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR3850
  • EDR1783

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Record last edited

Jun 23 2015 4:08PM

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