Element record L7579 - Earthworks N of Melton Road


RIDGE AND FURROW (Unknown); TRACKWAY (Unknown); TERRACED GROUND (Unknown); POND (Unknown)


Grid reference Centred SK 68265 26568 (249m by 103m)
Map sheet SK62NE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Upper Broughton, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (4)

Full Description

Track along the brow of the hill and signs of other earthworks in the NW corner of the field opposite Mill House. Building platforms in the SE corner of the field bounded by Melton Road and Hicking Lane. Ridge and furrow survives in both fields. Very steep, 3m high,east-west bank marking a change in the ground level. This is cut by Hickling Lane. Three ponds and two terrace platforms in the field to the north of the bank, on the east side of Hickling Lane. (1)
Grid ref centred.
See also M5407 for windmill, L7670 for earthworks S of Melton Road.

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

6 colour print, 7/36-39, 8/2&3 (negs F22/4,5), SMR

<1> TPAT, 1995, Village Earthwork Survey II (Published document). SNT1360.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Published document: TPAT. 1995. Village Earthwork Survey II.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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