Monument record MYO2417 - Ridge and Furrow Towthorpe
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). Recorded as R&F ploughed out but remains of a trackway visible at south edge of field adjacent to MYO2288.
|Grid reference||Centred SE 6275 5931 (198m by 188m)|
|Civil Parish||Towthorpe, City of York, North Yorkshire|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (1)
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NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document).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English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document).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.
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Record last edited
May 11 2021 11:36AM