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Site record MDR8019 - Extractive pit and associated trackway, west of Burton Road, Swadlincote

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  • None recorded

Full Description

A probable earthwork extractive pit of post-medieval date can be seen as one very large (>50m) amorphous feature on good quality aerial photographs, centred at SK 3097 1963. A probable earthwork trackway of post-medieval date can be seen as a single linear feature defined by a bank, with a maximum length of 100m, centred at SK 3102 1966. Mapped using good quality aerial photographs. (1) The area is now pasture [1994]. The trackway survives as a low bank cutting across ridge and furrow. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: RCHME Boutwood, Y.. 1993. National Forest Project.
  • <2> Index: Malone, S (RCHME). 1994. National Forest Project Index: UID 924111.



Grid reference SK 30983 19659 (point) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jul 29 2020 1:12PM

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