Monument record MYO2813 - Ridge and Furrow Murton

Summary

Vertical aerial photographs of the early post-War period record a field system of ridge and furrow cultivation of medieval date in Murton parish. Some still survive to the south of Murton village. The Farming Museum and the nearby abbatoir are built on fields of ridge and furrow cultivation.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6495 5300 (163m by 209m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Murton, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Vertical aerial photographs of the early post-War period record a field system of ridge and furrow cultivation of medieval date in Murton parish. Some still survive to the south of Murton village. The Farming Museum and the nearby abbatoir are built on fields of ridge and furrow cultivation.


English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document).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  • --- Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2011.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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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Dec 13 2013 2:55PM

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