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Monument record MDR8070 - Ridge and furrow, east of Weston-on-Trent

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Ridge and furrow grouping identified on aerial photograph plots. Cropmarks plotted on map overlay, 1:10,000. (1) A trench was placed in the area of the ridge and furrow to the south east of the Trent & Mersey Canal (trench 24). The interpretation of the feature is of a 'depression', probably a furrow of the ridge and furrow system. (2) Medieval ridge and furrow earthworks were identified in this area on aerial photographs dating to 1967-2006. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Williams, J (Phoenix). 2002. Archaeological Trench Evaluation, Shardlow Quarry (southern extension) Weston-upon-Trent, Derbyshire.
  • <3> 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 41161 28226 (1011m by 1491m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1698

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Record last edited

May 8 2017 11:57AM

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