Monument record MYO3117 - Ridge and Furrow Upper Poppleton

Summary

Medieval ridge and furrow cultivation in Upper Poppleton parish, to the west and south of the village but of no great extent, seen as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs. That on the south side,for the most part, has been levelled by ploughing. 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 5536 5433 (284m by 295m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Civil Parish Upper Poppleton, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Email from concerned resident that farmer was despoiling the R&F. 25/2/19

NMR Information:

Aerial photographs record fields of medieval ridge and furrow cultivation in Upper Poppleton parish, to the west and south of the village, but of no great extent. That on the south side,for the most part, has been levelled by ploughing. (1-2)

1 Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR F22 58 RAF 5515 16-OCT-1962
2 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 5554/5 (4908/24) 16-FEB-1990

Related Object: AF1197974 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 55 SE

Metadata: Update 1999

Also from NMR (overlapping fields):
UID: 1200031
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 12:27PM

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