(a) At the start of the eighteenth century about half of the arable farming areas of England were still under the open field system. This method was widely used in the Midlands, East Anglia and central southern England. In other parts of the country like the Lake District, North Wales, Kent, Devon and Cornwall, the open field system had never existed or had disappeared during Tudor times when the land was enclosed for livestock farming.
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