Forrabury Stitches - Boscastle, Cornwall
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 50° 41.202 W 004° 41.941
30U E 379983 N 5616362
Quick Description: A rare survivor of the stitchmeal system once widespread in the county.
Location: South West England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 8/13/2013 9:57:05 AM
Waymark Code: WMHTKR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Brentorboxer
Views: 1

Long Description:
The Stitches are evidence of a medieval way of farming. This series of fields is divided into 42 stitchmeal plots of farmland. A method of crop rotation that dates back to Celtic times still exists and is one of the best three surviving examples of stitches being farmed in Britain today.
The address of property, including Postcode.:
Forrabury Stitches


The charges to visitors and opening hours.:
Free


Web page: [Web Link]

National Trust member: yes

Parking place (optional): Not Listed

References: Not listed

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