Monument record MYO3442 - Ridge and Furrow York City


Ridge and Furrow. Part of the North Field, Manor of Dringhouses. Enclosed circa 1822


Grid reference Centred SE 5790 4987 (614m by 504m) (3 map features)
Map sheet SE54NE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A Medieval field system of ridge and furrow in the district of York is visible on early air-photographs as earthworks. Most of the area is now built-upon but some isolated pockets of ridge and furrow survive, and show on later photography (SE 617 498, SE 603 493, SE 590 500).

On the outskirts traces of ridge and furrow survive on the ranges of Heworth Golf Club.

Traces of ridge and furrow were seen on York racecourse on 1980s photography.

English Heritage, 2011, Vale of York National Mapping Project AMIE data (Unpublished document).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

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: English Heritage. 2011.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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Aug 13 2019 1:06PM


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