Site record MDR8979 - Ridge and Furrow, north-east of Otterhole Farm, Buxton

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

An area of ridge and furrow, with with a spacing of approximately 4.5m and aligned north-east/south-west, was recorded during a walkover field inspection carried out in May 2001. Possibly of medieval origin, as the ridges are fairly wide and the furrows are graded into shallow curves. (1) The ridge and furrow was sampled as part of test pitting over a wider area and only one sherd of medieval pottery was recovered. In one of the test pits evidence of narrowly spaced possible furrows containing post-medieval pottery was recorded. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Grant, I (Gifford & Partners). 2001. Report on an Archaeological Assessment of Land at Otterhole Farm, St. John's Road, Buxton. SMR Doc. No. 742, p 18.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Cherrington, R & Jones, L (BUFAU). 2003. Land at Otterhole Farm, St. John's Road, Buxton: Archaeological Investigations 2003. SMR Doc. No. 743.



Grid reference Centred SK 04723 73294 (134m by 105m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR1628
  • EDR1779

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Record last edited

Jul 11 2020 2:49PM

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