Monument record MYO2122 - Ridge and Furrow Rawcliffe

Summary

Medieval field system of ridge and furrow is visible as earthworks on air photographs in the parish of Nether Poppleton. Some still survives south of Nether Poppleton village and alongside the river Ouse. Post medieval narrow ridge and furrow is also visible on the south bank of the Ouse, but no longer survives as earthworks.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 57000 54590 (234m by 349m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Civil Parish Rawcliffe, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

NMR Information:

Medieval field system of ridge and furrow is visible as earthworks on air photographs. Some still survives south of Nether Poppleton village and alongside the river Ouse. Post medieval narrow ridge and furrow is also visible on the south bank of the Ouse, but no longer survives as earthworks. (1-3)

(1) Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR MAL/62072 150 16-JUL-1972
(2) Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 5654/1 (1392/13) 12-JUL-1974
(3) Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 106G/UK/1491 3065-66 10-MAY-1946

Related objects: AF1197974 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 55 SE
AF1322868 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 55 NW

Metadata: Insert 2000; Update 1999; Update 2000

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Record last edited

Jun 5 2019 2:06PM

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