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A drystone or turf wall forming a linear barrier.

Faelly Dyke (Non-Preferred) | Fellie Dyke (Non-Preferred)

Related Terms

Term Note
BANK (EARTHWORK) Linear or curvilinear construction of earth, turf and stone, often, but not always accompanied by a ditch. Use specific type where known.
BOUNDARY The limit to an area as defined on a map or by a marker of some form e.g. BOUNDARY WALL. Use specific term where known.
FARMYARD A yard or enclosure attached to a farmhouse, usually surrounded by other farm buildings.
LINEAR EARTHWORK A substantial bank and ditch forming a major boundary between two adjacent landholdings of prehistoric or later date.
WALL An enclosing structure composed of brick, stone or similar materials. Use specific type where known. Linked Data resource