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SITE 196 WINDMILL FIELD

OS REF:SK57891331

Date: 2nd February 2004

There really is no hard evidence to support a windmill ever being in this field and, in fact, no mills of any kind have yet been truly indentified in the parish. It is one of the more elevated site in the parish so a good contender.

A hedgerow has been removed that extended from a small copse Site 197 Breach Hedge Spinney towards the Mountsorrel boundary.

It is currently used for arable farming and gets very waterlogged. It is used as a dog walker's path to get access to the Mountsorrel Lane.

With the building of the Rothley Lodge estate and the Walton Way estate this field is now important in separating the two parishes.

Site 196 Looking towards Mountsorrel Lane with Breach Hedge Spinney to the right. February 2004

Site 196 Looking to West Cross Lane with Breach Hedge Spinney to the left. February 2004

Site 196 with Breach Hedge Spinney to the right. February 2004

Site 196 Looking to West Cross Lane. February 2004

Site 196 January 2007

Site 196 Looking to West Cross Lane. January 2007

Site 196 Breach Hedge Spinney to the left. January 2007

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