Monument record MDR8148 - Ridge and Furrow, East of Alvaston Bypass, Derby

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Traces of ridge and furrow survive in a number of places indicating agricultural activity associated with the medieval villages of Alvaston and Elvaston. At Alvaston, though the village is now largely engulfed by surburban Derby, a medieval church and an area of old enclosed land, at Stocker Flat, represent the last vestiges of the medieval landscape. (1) Areas of ridge and furrow earthworks located in woodland to the east of the A6 Alvaston Bypass during a field-survey in 1999. (1-2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Challis, K. 1999. A6 Alvaston Bypass, Archaeological Assessment. Draft.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Kipling, R. 2002. A Report on Archaeological Fieldwork Undertaken at Alvaston and Elvaston on the A6 Alvaston Bypass, Derbyshire (NGR SK 390339 & SK 402323) 10.06.02. - 25.06.02. fig. 1.



Grid reference Centred SK 39659 33314 (719m by 1141m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (4)

  • EDR1724
  • EDR3866
  • EDR1712
  • EDR3804

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Record last edited

Jan 31 2018 3:19PM

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