Monument record MDR858 - Earthworks, Ravenscliff Farm, Fenny Bentley

Type and Period (2)

  • ? (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small hollow-way is visible on an aerial photograph. (1,2). An archaeological field survey identified the feature as part of a series of lynchets, of post-medieval and possibly earlier date, defining a field layout that has subsequently been partially removed. The field boundaries marked by these lynchets are not shown on any available maps, suggesting they had been removed by the first available map in 1841. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 2877. 2877.
  • <2> Aerial Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Aerial Photograph, Ordnance Survey: 426.72.308.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2001. Ravenscliff Farm, Fenny Bentley, Derbyshire, archaeological field survey, upland option, 2001. Feature no. 7.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 1898 4985 (194m by 324m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish FENNY BENTLEY, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3886

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Record last edited

Apr 22 2015 8:36AM

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