Laxton Court Leet and Jury Day. Laxton Nottinghamshire . November and first week of December.  Local farmers who practice common farming meet annually. Laxton parish today has much conventionally farmed land but retains also a significant part of the mediaeval open field system. Fields, divided into strips, are farmed in common among the landowners of the village
STRIP FARMING OPEN-FIELDS LAXTON UK
Laxton Court Leet and Jury Day. Laxton Nottinghamshire . November and first week of December. Local farmers who practice common farming meet annually. Laxton parish today has much conventionally farmed land but retains also a significant part of the mediaeval open field system. Fields, divided into strips, are farmed in common among the landowners of the village

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Date: 18 Apr 2013
Location: Laxton Nottinghamshire. UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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