We’ve discovered a map detailing a wide range of ancient earthworks at Croxton Park. Some of them date back to the time of the abbey, but others may be far earlier – perhaps even neolithic burials.
The path at the end of the farm track from Bescaby towards Croxton Park has long been a favourite walk of mine. But I hadn’t realised that it was flanked by earthwork banks of what are said to be ‘unknown date’. And that the path aligns with two circular mounds – on either side of the abbey fishponds. One of which has the enigmatic name of ‘Punch’s Grave’
Click here to read about the earthworks and view the map.