Monument record MYO2413 - Ridge and Furrow Towthorpe

Summary

Ridge and furrow of probable Medieval date seen, in the parish of Towthorpe, as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs. Strensall Local History Group (SLHG) were invited by John Oxley, City of York Archaeologist, to undertake a survey of the ridge & furrow remains within the parish of Strensall and Towthorpe. A total of 33 ridge & furrow monument records from the HER relating to Strensall and Towthorpe were forwarded by John Oxley to SLHG. The survey was carried out by Alan Powell and John North over a period of one year (2014-5). Recorded as having been ploughed out.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6216 5944 (385m by 583m)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish Towthorpe, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ridge and furrow of probable Medieval date in the parish of Towthorpe was seen as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs; these features are found in the western half of the parish.

Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 543/1889 (F22) 0117 03-OCT-1962


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document). SYO1458.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2011. Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data.
  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Sep 6 2019 11:16AM

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