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WAMAP: Wessex Archaeology Metric Archive Project

Type: Scientific datasets Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Database of animal bone metrics covering a number of UK sites. The full dataset is available to download and a subset is available to search online in ABMAP.

Early valley bottom enclosure, Wasdale Head

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Remaining sections of the drystone built early enclosure sited in the extreme NW corner of Wasdale Head on the highest and driest position on the valley floor. A sub-circular enclosure, this probably represents the earliest enclosed field in the valley, perhaps C12th or C13th in date, tho...

Intake to the west of The Row, Wasdale Head

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Small drystone wall built intake lying to the west of The Row. Phase II construction.

Field system, Carvannel Farm

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

The field system around Carvannel farmstead forms a pattern of sub-rectangular enclosures with slightly irregular boundaries. It probably has origins in the medieval or early post-medieval period. The farm has expanded considerably since the early 19th century; the earliest enclosures are...

Field system

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Fragments of the Porthminster field system recorded on the 1841 Tithe Map survive in the northern part of the property. This was altered by the removal of some boundaries and the insertion of others after the arrival of the railway in 1877 greatly affected the use that could be made of th...

Remains of field system around the base of Ivinghoe Beacon, Ashridge

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

All the features on the north and west sides of the Beacon are defined by lynchets which are sudden changes in the angle of slope where the plough has cut into the hillside. Soil is gradually cut from the hillside (creating a negative lynchet) and pushed downslope, leading to the gradual...

Lynchet, Brockhampton Estate

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Lynchet, Brockhampton Estate

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

Large east-west lynchet

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

An impressive lynchet about 360m in length running east-west across the slope in the main deer park and acting as the south boundary of Chapel Hill Field. It varies considerably in height but rises to a maximum of 1.5m. At the east end, in Chapel Hill, it gradually peters out. Like 30082*3...

Field System, Lower Tresmorn, Crackington Haven & Dizzard, Cornwall

Type: Sites and monuments databases or inventories Publisher: Archaeology Data Service

A system of small fields, mostly rectangular though some are more irregular, to the north of Lower Tresmorn shown on the 1840 tithe map. Many of the boundaries, particularly those running north-south, are sinuous. The majority of the boundaries were still in place in 1907 (OS 2nd Edition)...