Laxton Jury Day and Court Leet. Laxton Nottinghamshire. England 1973.   Traditional Farmers Dinner in the Dovecote Inn   <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.<br />
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My ref 33/669/1973
DOVECOTE INN LAXTON 1970S ENGLAND
Laxton Jury Day and Court Leet. Laxton Nottinghamshire. England 1973. Traditional Farmers Dinner in the Dovecote Inn


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.


My ref 33/669/1973

Filename: LAXTON FARMERS VILLAGE LIFE 1970S ENGLAND Img277.jpg
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Date: 11 Mar 2015
Location: Laxton Nottinghamshire UK
Credit: Homer Sykes
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