Landscape record 0633500000 - Open Fields, Dorton

Summary

Ridge and furrow of medieval to post-medieval open field system in Dorton parish seen in aerial photographs

Protected Status/Designation

  • Planning Notification Area: Ridge and furrow of medieval to post-medieval open field system in Dorton parish
  • Planning Notification Area: Ridge and furrow of medieval to post-medieval open field system in Dorton parish
  • Planning Notification Area: Ridge and furrow of medieval to post-medieval open field system in Dorton parish
  • Planning Notification Area: Ridge and furrow of medieval to post-medieval open field system in Dorton parish
  • Planning Notification Area: Ridge and furrow of medieval to post-medieval open field system in Dorton parish
  • Planning Notification Area: Ridge and furrow of medieval to post-medieval open field system in Dorton parish
  • Planning Notification Area: Ridge and furrow of medieval to post-medieval open field system in Dorton parish
  • Planning Notification Area: Ridge and furrow of medieval to post-medieval open field system in Dorton parish
  • Planning Notification Area: Ridge and furrow of medieval to post-medieval open field system in Dorton parish
  • SHINE: Medieval ridge and furrow earthworks of the open fields in Dorton parish
  • SHINE: Medieval ridge and furrow earthworks of the open fields in Dorton parish

Map

Type and Period (1)

  • OPEN FIELD (11th Century to Post-Medieval - 1000 AD to 1798 AD)

Description

Large blocks of surviving ridge and furrow in the parish of Dorton, enclosure non-parliamentary. Total acreage (1995): 33% survival - 553 acres; (1999): 19% survival - 285 acres. Assessment of ridge and furrow made for Monuments Protection Programme (MPP). (Further details of documentary and cartographic sources) (B1-2).

Sources (4)

  • ---SBC19215 Aerial Photograph: Cambridge University Committee for Aeriel Photography. 1999. Dorton, MPP Open Fields Project. SP680130.
  • <1>SBC19212 Unpublished document: David Hall. 1994-99. Draft MPP Documentation for Midlands Open Fields Project.
  • <2>SBC19211 Bibliographic reference: David Hall. 2001. Turning The Plough.
  • <2>SBC24910 Bibliographic reference: Gloucestershire County Council. 2012. Turning The Plough Update Assessment 2012.

Location

Grid reference SP 680 130 (point)
Civil Parish DORTON, Aylesbury Vale, Buckinghamshire

Finds (0)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • Event - Survey: Aeriel Photography for MPP Open Fields Project (EBC15776)

Record last edited

Jun 11 2018 6:04PM

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