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Low Riggs  | OS Grid Ref: 407689,474492  | Site classified as: Garden:Terrace  | HPG Ref: 60030

Map Evidence

1856 OS
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1912 OS
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Other documentary evidence

1 SNY 6946 Lancaster University Archaeological Unit 2002,Nidderdale Survey Database on CD Rom
2 SNY 6858 Lancaster University Archaeological Unit - 08/2000 Lancaster University. Nidderdale AONB North Yorkshire (HER Library)
3 SNY1192 Geospatial Data

Extract from Site Visit report

Site Description: Garden: Terrace or Lynchet
Site Access: Difficult: situated on area of open moorland at an altitude of 280m
Visibility: Not visible from Google survey
Micro climate: On south facing slope
Other comments: :See SMR No: MNY 22684
Site identified by:
Geospatial data: North Yorkshire County Council. 1995-1997. Dales Survey Data. Smith, L. 559011
Report: Lancaster University Archaeological Unit. 08/2000. Nidderdale Survey Database. SNY 6858.
Lancaster University Archaeological Unit 2002. Nidderdale Survey Database. SNY 6946.
Recorder: MAH
Date: 1/3/2010

Additional Information

Although listed on the North Yorkshire Environment Record, as a possible medieval terraced garden, the structure has no discernable feature shown on any historic OS maps.
A PRoW passes Low Riggs farm but no trace of a terrace garden can be seen today.

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
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