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Monument record MDR799 - Cropmarks east of Lemon's Holme, Foston And Scropton

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two sides of a possible rectangular enclosure, a short length of parallel ditches and other linear and curvilinear ditches were identified on aerial photographs. (1) Cropmarks plotted on map overlay at a scale of 1:10,000. (2) Aerial photographs, which were examined in advance of a proposed pipeline, revealed linear cropmarks and a pit alignment (OS field no. 3537) adjacent to the pipeline. At least one of the linear cropmarks runs towards the route of the pipeline. (3) The cropmarks were also identified during an aerial photographic mapping survey in 2009/10, using photographs dating to 1979. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Purcell, F. 1988. A Preliminary Investigation of Aerial Archaeology along the Lower Dove Valley.
  • <2> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Woodhouse, G & Guilbert, G. 1993. An Archaeological Assessment of Severn Trent Water's Foston, Hatton, Hilton and Rolleston Closures Scheme..
  • <4> Digital data: Archaeological Research Services (ARS) Ltd. 2009/2010. Aerial Photographic Mapping Survey carried out as part of an Aggregates Resource Project.



Grid reference Centred SK 193 313 (178m by 198m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1690

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Record last edited

Aug 30 2016 4:02PM

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