BOOK LAXTON HOTELS

Rather interesting Laxton facts

Send in your views of Laxton | Read visitor reports

Did you know that Laxton in Nottinghamshire, by quirks of history, still operates a medieval strip-farming system? Its three great fields, West-, South- and Mill-, are overseen by a Manor Court, and farmers assigned strips by a foreman and jurors of the court. Because of this almost unique survival it also operates a three-field rotation, with one left fallow every year.

If you like this, Share it

Brit Quote:
Adapt or perish, now as ever, is nature's inexorable imperative. - H G Wells
More Quotes

On this day:
Magna Carta Signed - 1215, The Peasants' Revolt ends - 1381, First Botanic Garden in Britain - 1621, Alcock and Brown complete 1st non stop flight across the Atlantic - 1919
More dates from British history

click here to view all the British counties

County Pages