Has anyone any idea what the unusual crop marks or shadows viewable on
Windows Live Local at
could indicate ?
These are on the Wollaton Hall golf course to the west of Nottingham
starting at Grid Ref: 453651,339458 on _www.old-maps.co.uk_
(http://www.old-maps.co.uk/) and run ESE to 453925,339335.
They could be the trace of a [thurled - ie double] cut & cover extension of
a pre 1554 mine drainage sough - or [as suggested by others] either a
medieval road or a coal wainway. It is believed that Elizabethan coal mines lay to
The overall width is approx. 36ft.