Monument record MYO4874 - Elvington ridge and furrow

Summary

A Medieval field system of ridge and furrow in the parish of Elvington is visible as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs. A large group of fields just to the west of the River Derwent, around the village of Elvington, still had upstanding ridge and furrow in the early 1990s.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6925 4736 (2800m by 3414m)
Map sheet SE64NE
Civil Parish Elvington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

A Medieval field system of ridge and furrow in the parish of Elvington is visible as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs. A large group of fields just to the west of the River Derwent, around the village of Elvington, still had upstanding ridge and furrow in the early 1990s.

This polygon encompasses many existing MYO records for R&F in this area. This NRHE entry covers all existing.

NMR Source: Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF CPE/UK/1879 3429-33 06-DEC-1949

NMR related objects: AF1140832 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 74 NW Contents : 3 AP transcriptions
AF1167851 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 64 NE Contents : 3 AP Transcriptions

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

May 23 2022 8:31AM

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