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Monument record MDR8077 - Ridge and furrow south of Guinea Farm, Scropton

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Ridge and furrow complex south of the Uttoxeter Road at Guinea Farm identified from aerial photographs and plotted at a scale of 1:10000. (1) A ground survey of the proposed Foston-Rolleston pipe-line route, revealed that several fields to the south of Guinea Farm contained medieval ridge and furrow earthworks in varying degrees of preservation. (2) Medieval ridge and furrow earthworks were identified from aerial photographs taken in 1999. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Archive: Whiteley, S. 1989. Aerial Photographic Transcripton Project.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Woodhouse, G & Guilbert, G. 1993. An Archaeological Assessment of Severn Trent Water's Foston, Hatton, Hilton and Rolleston Closures Scheme..
  • <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 20553 30676 (577m by 669m) (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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