Monument record MYO3593 - Medieval enclosure Strensall

Summary

A rectilinear enclosure defined by a bank and external ditch was seen as an earthwork on air photographs of Strensall Common; it may be Medieval or Post Medieval in date. Monarch 1191976

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6390 5979 (64m by 42m)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish Strensall, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Earthwork enclosure shown on 1st edition as Stot Fold.

NMR Information:
A rectilinear enclosure, 50 m by 30 m, was seen as an earthwork on
air photographs of Strensall Common, centred at SE 6390 5980. The
enclosure is defined by a bank and external ditch. Depicted on the
Ordnance Survey Ist Edition Six inch map, and named Stot Fold, it is
probably Medieval or Post Medieval in date. The enclosure has been
slighted in the north-west corner by a modern track across the
Common. (1-2)

1 Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 106G/UK/1417 3072 15-APR-1946
2 Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 6" Ist Edition, Yorkshire 157, 1853

Related Event: Vale of York project; started under the auspices of the RCHME and continued, after merger, under English
Heritage. Forms part of the National Mapping Programme (NMP); undertaken by the Aerial Survey
section in the York office. 1998-2000.


Defence Estates, 2003, Strensall Training Area (Unpublished document). SYO457.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Defence Estates. 2003. Strensall Training Area.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jul 8 2019 1:40PM

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