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Devil's Ditch

Ancient Village / Settlement / Misc. Earthwork

<b>Devil's Ditch</b>Posted by NuthatchImage © Nuthatch
Nearest Town:Adlington (5km SSW)
OS Ref (GB):   SD638178 / Sheet: 109
Latitude:53° 39' 18.42" N
Longitude:   2° 32' 52.05" W

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The Proceedings of the Prehistoric Society No 61, 1996 pp 135 & 145

Page 135
"Is a substantial linear feature of no obvious function."
"May have been a land boundary of the kind associated elsewhere with the Neolithic / Bronze Age exploitation of upland areas."

Page 145
"A long straight flat-bottomed earthwork which does not conform to any lines of natural drainage or local topography. There is only limited evidence for banks on either side of the ditch"
Rivington Pike Posted by Rivington Pike
7th March 2004ce