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A fence, wall or other boundary enclosing a field. Use only for fragmentary remains; otherwise use FIELD SYSTEM.

Field Bank (Non-Preferred) | Field Wall (Non-Preferred)

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Term Note
LYNCHET A scarp or bank defining the upper and lower boundaries of a field. Formed as a result of the gradual downhill movement of soil loosened by ploughing. Linked Data resource