Monument record MYO2768 - Ridge and Furrow Dunnington

Summary

A field system of medieval ridge and furrow cultivation shows up in the areas south-west and north-east of Dunnington village on early post-War vertical photography. On more recent photography this appears levelled through ploughing. The original village was centred around the church, but new development over the last few decades has resulted in expansion in areas to the west, south, and east, in places which previously formed open fields.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6696 5191 (305m by 419m)
Map sheet SE65SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish Dunnington, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

An extensive field system of medieval ridge and furrow cultivation shows up in the areas south-west and north-east of Dunnington village on early post-War vertical photography. On more recent photography this appears levelled through ploughing. The original village was centred around the church, but new development over the last few decades has resulted in expansion in areas to the west, south, and east, in places which previously formed open fields.


English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document).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  • --- Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2011.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

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Record last edited

Dec 13 2013 4:11PM

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