Monument record MYO2450 - Ridge and Furrow Wheldrake

Summary

A Medieval field system of ridge and furrow in the parish of Wheldrake is visible as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs. Most of the ridge and furrow appears plough levelled, but a few areas survive as earthworks on photographs taken in the early 1970's.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6898 4503 (145m by 254m)
Map sheet SE64NE
Civil Parish Wheldrake, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A Medieval field system of ridge and furrow in the parish of Wheldrake is visible as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs. Most of the ridge and furrow appears plough levelled (SE 653 453, SE 673 461, SE 677 452, SE 688 460, SE 647 454) but a few areas survive as earthworks (SE 661 449, SE 681 463) on photographs taken in the early 1970's.


English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document).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

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2011.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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Dec 18 2013 2:07PM

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