Monument record MYO2414 - Ridge and Furrow Towthorpe

Summary

Ridge and furrow of probable Medieval date seen, in the parish of Towthorpe, as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs. Strensall Local History Group (SLHG) were 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 (2014-5). Earthwork ploughed out and cut by railway. Possible remains of raised trackway observed on north edge of western field.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6174 5938 (386m by 366m)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish Towthorpe, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Ridge and furrow of probable Medieval date in the parish of Towthorpe was seen as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs; these features are found in the western half of the parish.

Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 543/1889 (F22) 0117 03-OCT-1962


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document). SYO1458.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2011.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  • --- Unpublished document: NMR.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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

May 11 2021 9:02AM

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