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Monument record MDR7933 - Ridge and furrow, Smisby

Type and Period (2)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Several areas of probable earthwork ridge and furrow of post-medieval date seen as a random, rectilinear ridge and furrow system. Mapped using good quality aerial photographs. Areas as follows: a) Centred at - SK 3488 1889, with 'blocks' of an average 140m by 60m; b) Centred at 3500 1924, with a maximum length of 90m; c) Centred at 3522 1879, with a maximum length of 270m; d) Centred at 3553 1889, with a maximum length of 90m. (1, 2) Additional areas of ridge and furrow visible on aerial photographs taken in 1971/2, forming remnants of the medieval open arable field system of Smisby village. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: Malone, S (RCHME). 1994. National Forest Project: UID 926853.
  • <2> Index: RCHME Boutwood, Y.. 1993. National Forest Project.
  • <3> Aerial Photograph: 1971. Fairey Surveys 1:12000. AP 11_953.



Grid reference Centred SK 34848 18986 (1492m by 629m)

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Record last edited

Oct 2 2014 4:01PM

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