Monument record MYO2419 - 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 in 2014 as an uneven spread of 10 ridges in an E-W orientation. Approximate height of 0.25m and approx width of 7m. No headland recorded.
|Grid reference||Centred SE 6204 5876 (342m by 246m)|
|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NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document).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English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document).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.
- None recorded
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Record last edited
May 11 2021 9:02AM