Monument record MYO2288 - Ridge and Furrow Towthorpe


Well preserved ridge and furrow. Improved grassland. Remains of headland and later drove/ trackway on north-west boundary. Strensall Local History Group (SLHG) was invited by John Oxley, City of York Archaeologist, to undertake a survey of the ridge & furrow remains within the parish of Strensall and Towthorpe. A total of 33 ridge & furrow monument records from the HER relating to Strensall and Towthorpe were forwarded by John Oxley to SLHG. The survey was carried out by Alan Powell and John North over a period of one year. This area was described as having 8 ridges at 0.5m in height and 7m wide and 9 ridges of 0.5m in height and 10m wide, all E-W in orientation. No headland visible. Trackway evident at northern edge adjacent to MYO2417.


Grid reference Centred SE 6259 5906 (399m by 313m) (2 map features)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish Towthorpe, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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Record last edited

May 11 2021 9:02AM


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