Monument record ADT 059 - Possible field boundary ditches, visible as cropmarks.

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Possible field boundary ditches of unknown date, Alderton parish


Grid reference Centred TM 32693 40328 (213m by 119m)
Map sheet TM34SW


Type and Period (3)

Full Description

A number of linear ditched features, including one corner of a possible enclosure (TM32794031), can be seen as cropmarks on photographs taken in 1948. (S1) (S2) The features do not appear to relate to the field system as shown on the OS 25" 1st Ed in c. 1884 (S3) and may be related to an earlier pattern of land division.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/80 Part I 5005 28-JUL-1948.
  • <S2> Photograph: RAF. Air Photograph. RAF 58/80 Part 1 5068 28-JUL-1948.
  • <S3> Map: Ordnance Survey. 1880s. Ordnance Survey 25 inch to 1 mile map, 1st edition. c. 1884.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jun 7 2013 12:06PM

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