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A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 4, City of Ely; Ely, N. and S. Witchford and Wisbech Hundreds
strip system and using a 5-course rotation. About 500 acres of common ... cultivation still perpetuated a rotation 'foreign to every idea of modern ... crop. The New Barns estate had only...
A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 2
or mustard, then turnips. Again there are occasionally crops in rotation ... on these two crops, and if they are good, the succeeding crops in the rotation ......
A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 8
A two-field system, probably implying a biennial rotation, then recorded ... by culti- vation on a triennial rotation, probably by the mid 14th century ... century. The principal crop was barley...
A History of the County of Sussex: Volume 6 Part 2, Bramber Rape (North-Western Part) Including Horsham
more than 500 a. later, a two-course rotation may be indicated. The ninth of sheep ... 18th century farming was mixed. 75 The principal crops were wheat ... century clover or rotation grass. More...
A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 3, Shepperton, Staines, Stanwell, Sunbury, Teddington, Heston and Isleworth, Twickenham, Cowley, Cranford, West Drayton, Greenford, Hanwell, Harefield and Harlington
of the century rye and oats were the chief crops, with a fair amount of barley. Later barley became the most important cash crop, with wheat and maslin replacing rye as the second crop. There seems...
A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 6
and a three-course rotation was normal in open fields that persisted into the 19th century. The main corn crop was barley, much of it sold outside
A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 9, Chesterton, Northstowe, and Papworth Hundreds
a triennial rotation upon three or more open fields. By the 14th century barley was the main peasant crop. The grassland was largely confined to the margins ... mostly under triennial rotations in...
A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 2, General; Ashford, East Bedfont With Hatton, Feltham, Hampton With Hampton Wick, Hanworth, Laleham, Littleton
depend upon that rotation of crops which will get as much as possible ... the other crops, and urges such a system of rotation 'as shall support cattle ... crops...
A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 4
below what it ought to be'. For this he blamed a slovenly crop rotation, overstocking ... and output. Damage to crops by game, especially by rabbits, continued to cause ... and a chance of sport...
A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 12, Wootton Hundred (South) Including Woodstock
between two fields may reflect an earlier, conventional, system of rotation. One ... several fields once grouped together for rotation purposes; 2 a. ... as coppices, the underwood cut on a short average ...