Monument record MYO3459 - Ridge and Furrow York City

Summary

Medieval ridge and furrow in the district of York seen as earthworks on early air photographs. Most of the area is now built upon, but some isolated pockets of ridge and furrow can be seen as surviving on later photography.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5738 5112 (108m by 134m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

A Medieval field system of ridge and furrow in the district of York is visible on early air-photographs as earthworks. Most of the area is now built-upon but some isolated pockets of ridge and furrow survive, and show on later photography (SE 617 498, SE 603 493, SE 590 500).
On the outskirts traces of ridge and furrow survive on the ranges of Heworth Golf Club.
Traces of ridge and furrow were seen on York racecourse on 1980s photography.


English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document).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  • --- Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2011.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

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Record last edited

Dec 9 2014 3:42PM

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