Monument record MYO3613 - Ring Ditch and trackway Acaster malbis

Summary

Trackway: Soilmarks of a ditched trackway, of uncertain date but possibly late prehistoric, in a field to the north of South Fields seen on air photograph. The soilmark trackway runs parallel to the present farm track for approximately 330m but changes alignment south-west at one end. A possible ring-ditch lies adjacent to it. Ring ditch: Soilmarks of a possible ring-ditch, representing a levelled round barrow, north of South Fields seen as on air photograph. The field is crossed by lines of levelled ridge and furrow.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5897 4410 (207m by 358m)
Map sheet SE54SE
Civil Parish Acaster Malbis, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

NMR Information:

Description for trackway:

Oblique aerial photographs record the soilmarks of a ditched trackway of uncertain date, possibly late prehistoric, in a field to the north of South Fields. The soilmark trackway runs parallel to the present farm track but changes alignment south-west at one end. A possible ring-ditch lies adjacent to it. The soilmark ditch is approximately 330m long, running from SE 589 442 to SE 589 439. (1)

1 Oblique aerial photograph reference number. NMR SE 5944/5 (CRA 16852/22) 11-MAR-1989

Description for Ring Ditch:

Oblique aerial photographs record a possible ring-ditch, representing a levelled round barrow, as soilmarks to the north of South Fields (at SE 590 440) . South Field is crossed by lines of levelled ridge and furrow. (1)


1 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 5944/5 (CRA 16852/22) 11-MAR-1989

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Record last edited

Jul 31 2019 3:25PM

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