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ON LOWE HILL in Thornes Park, Wakefield, you can see strips which I believe are traces of the medieval field system which can be seen on old maps of the area. The pen and ink sketch, from my Thornes Park booklet, shows the summit plateau looking towards the tree-covered remains of a motte and bailey castle.
At the foot of the hill on the grass of the Clarence Park Arena, some twenty Mistle Thrushes and six Carrion Crows are feeding on the soft ground.
The Canada Geese, as you'd expect, are on park lake.