Panaramic view

Mickley Shoulder Of Mutton Se  | OS Grid Ref: 425775,476920  | Site classified as: Orchard:Site Of  | HPG Ref: 60023

Map Evidence

1856/7 OS
Orchard behind property on S side of main street, Mickley, south east of Shoulder of Mutton. Bounded by back lane to south.
1909 OS
No orchard depicted. Boundaries extant. Plot No. 607. Building to north of orchard demolished.

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Orchard
Site Access: Footpath to S
Visibility: Good; now part of Eton House garden, access from garden on Mickley Open Gardens day
Micro climate: Sheltered walled garden
Buildings: None
Walkways / Gateways / Paths etc: None
Planting: 2 old pear trees in field now belonging to Eton House. Further orchard at back of Eton House: old pear – cordoned, espalier 'gage' and apple, plus 2 old apples.
General Condition: Neglected
Local knowledge: Owners (Parish Clerk)
Other comments: Nfa
Recorder: DC/JB
Date: 11/05/09

Additional Information

Shown on 1856/7 OS map south of main street, bounded on south by Back Lane.
By 1909 OS map, there is no trace.
Can be viewed from Back Lane although on private property.

Extract from 1851 OS map centred on Site
Extract from OS Landranger map centred on Site
Extract from Google Map image map centred on Site
The orchard today
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