Information for record number MWA12034:
Water management in fields near Halloughton, Nether Whitacre

Summary A complex of ditches are evident on aerial photographs in fields to the south of Middle Lane and the west of Bakehouse Lane, Whitacre Heath, Nether Whitacre
What Is It?  
Type: Ditch, Drainage System
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Kingsbury
District: North Warwickshire, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 22 92
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Level of Protection Local
Description

 
Source Number  

1A complex of ditches are evident on aerial photographs in fields to the south of Middle Lane and the west of Bakehouse Lane, Whitacre Heath, Nether Whitacre mapped as part of English Heritage (EH) National Mapping Project (NMP)
 
Sources

Source No: 1
Source Type: Aerial Photograph
Title: RAF/541/213 Frame 3132
Author/originator: RAF
Date:
Page Number: Frame 3132
Volume/Sheet: RAF/541/213
   
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Glossary

 
Word or Phrase
Description  
technique Aerial Photograph Aerial photographs are taken during an aerial survey, which involves looking at the ground from above. It is usually easier to see cropmarks and earthworks when they are viewed from above. Aerial photographs help archaeologists to record what they see and to identify new sites. There are two kinds of aerial photographs; oblique and vertical. back
monument FIELD * An area of land, often enclosed, used for cultivation or the grazing of livestock. back
monument DITCH * A long and narrow hollow or trench dug in the ground, often used to carry water though it may be dry for much of the year. back
monument DRAINAGE SYSTEM * A system of artificial or natural drains and ditches used to drain off surplus water. back
monument BAKEHOUSE * A service building to a country house, farm, etc, used for baking. If commercial premises use BAKERY. back

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