Information for record number MWA9098:
Linear features, east of Curdworth Hall Farm, Curdworth, Warwickshire

Summary Linear features of unknown date were uncovered during trial trenching in connection with the Birmingham Northern Relief Road project. They are situated 600m northeast of the church at Curdworth.
What Is It?  
Type: Linear Feature
Period: Unknown
Where Is It?  
Parish: Curdworth
District: North Warwickshire, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 18 93
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 A series of north-south, roughly parallel linear features were revealed in 4 trenches. These were of varied depth and contained small amounts of bone, ceramic building material and coal. On the plan accompanying the report they are described as ridge and furrow.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Unpublished document
Title: Birmingham Northern Relief Road
Author/originator: Oxford-Wessex Archaeology Joint Venture
Date: 2001
Page Number:
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Word or Phrase
monument BUILDING * A structure with a roof to provide shelter from the weather for occupants or contents. Use specific type where known. back
monument RIDGE AND FURROW * A series of long, raised ridges separated by ditches used to prepare the ground for arable cultivation. This was a technique, characteristic of the medieval period. back
monument CHURCH * A building used for public Christian worship. Use more specific type where known. back
monument ROAD * A way between different places, used by horses, travellers on foot and vehicles. back
monument LINEAR FEATURE * A length of straight, curved or angled earthwork or cropmark of uncertain date or function. back
monument TRENCH * An excavation used as a means of concealment, protection or both. back

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