Monument record MYO2418 - Ridge and Furrow Towthorpe
|Grid reference||Centred SE 6256 5896 (398m by 495m)|
|Civil Parish||Towthorpe, City of York, North Yorkshire|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (1)
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
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).
Access to the northern block was poor during the survey. Ridges may exist in the eastern part. R&F in the southern two fields had been destroyed.
NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.
English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document). SYO1458.
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Record last edited
Sep 6 2019 11:14AM