Laxton Jury Day and Court Leet. Laxton, Nottinghamshire, England 1973..November and first week of December.<br />
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Laxton is the only place in England where the open-field system continues to be used.  It is thought that its anomalous survival is due to the inability of two early 19th century landowners to agree on how the land was to be enclosed, thus resulting in the perpetuation of the existing system.
Farming Laxton Jury Day and Court Leet 1970s England
Laxton Jury Day and Court Leet. Laxton, Nottinghamshire, England 1973..November and first week of December.

Laxton is the only place in England where the open-field system continues to be used. It is thought that its anomalous survival is due to the inability of two early 19th century landowners to agree on how the land was to be enclosed, thus resulting in the perpetuation of the existing system.

Filename: Laxton Jury Day and Court Leet. Laxton, Nottinghamshire, England .jpg
Source: Homer Sykes
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Location: Laxton Nottinghamshire
Credit: Homer Sykes
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