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
LAXTON JURY DAY OPEN FIELD FARMING 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

Filename: LAXTON STRIP FARMING OPEN FIELDS NOTTINGHAAMSHIRE UK 2 .jpg
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Date: 18 Apr 2013
Location: Laxton Nottinghamshire. UK
Credit: HOMER SYKES
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  • ARCHIVE STOCK
  • November
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