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BOUNDARY DYKE

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A dyke that indicates the limit of an area or a piece of land.

Related Terms

Term Note
BOUNDARY BANK An earthen bank that indicates the limit of an area or a piece of land.
BOUNDARY DITCH A ditch that indicates the limit of an area or a piece of land.
BOUNDARY EARTHWORK An earthwork that indicates the limit of an area or a piece of land.
CONSUMPTION DYKE A dyke, often of great thickness, built to consume stone cleared from the land as part of the agricultural improvements of the 18th and 19th centuries.
CROSS RIDGE DYKE A linear earthwork, usually a bank accompanied by a ditch, which runs across rather than along an area or ridge of higher ground.
HEAD DYKE A dyke used to separate the agricultural land of a township from rough grazing.
PLANTATION DYKE A drystone or turf wall indicating the limit of a plantation.
TREB DYKE A prehistoric linear earthwork, found only in the Northern Isles.

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