Monument record MYO2839 - Ridge and Furrow Holtby

Summary

An extensive system of ridge and furrow cultivation of probably Medieval date shows up on vertical aerial photographs to the west and east of Holtby village. Little occurs towards the northern end of the parish. More recent photography shows this levelled by ploughing in places.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6815 5454 (346m by 206m)
Map sheet SE65SE
Civil Parish Holtby, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

An extensive system of ridge and furrow cultivation of probably Medieval date shows up on vertical aerial photographs to the west and east of Holtby village. Little occurs towards the northern end of the parish. More recent photography shows this levelled by ploughing in places.


English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document).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  • --- Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2011.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 13 2013 4:22PM

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