BACK LANE.

The alley between the Bell and the Library that leads towards the ancient centre of Moreton, at Greenhill. As both of the approach roads converge on this lane, and as these roads are as old as the town itself, it is reasonable to assume that this unprepossessing alley actually marks the entrance to the ditch and bank enclosure that enclosed the original Saxon settlement of Moreton. It compares with the very similar plan of Lydford, with converging approach roads, where the town ditch is still traceable. [IJFM]

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