Monument record MYO3716 - Ridge and Furrow York City

Summary

Fragment of broad, probably medieval, ridge and furrow surviving in good condition as well developed earthworks on the fringe of the Knavesmire common. Ridge and furrow seen as earthworks and cropmarks on 1936 air photographs.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5979 4939 (77m by 152m)
Map sheet SE54NE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

NMR information: (SE 597 493) Fragment of broad, probably medieval, ridge and furrow surviving in good condition as well developed earthworks on the fringe of the Knavesmire common. The west ends of the rigs, which are aligned roughly east - west, coincide with the edge of the low-lying ground, presumably because it was boggy, and there is no pronounced headland. The east ends are cut by a modern car-parking area and an allotment but probably once extended as far as Bishopthore Road. (1)

1 Field Investigators Comments Field observation by A Oswald, English heritage May 2010

Note- not sure if this information relates to MYO3716 or 3426.


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 6 2019 12:04PM

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