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Episode 567

Nico Ditch
Fri, 2018-Nov-23 01:14 UTC
Length - 1:22

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The featured article for Friday, 23 November 2018 is Nico Ditch.

Nico Ditch is a six-mile (9.7 km) long linear earthwork between Ashton-under-Lyne and Stretford in Greater Manchester, England. It was dug as a defensive fortification, or possibly a boundary marker, between the 5th and 11th centuries.

The ditch is still visible in short sections, such as a 330-yard stretch in Denton Golf Course. In the parts which survive, the ditch is 4–5 yards wide and up to 5 feet deep. Part of the earthwork is protected as a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

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