Monument record MYO4876 - Wheldrake ridge and furrow

Summary

A Medieval field system of ridge and furrow in the parish of Wheldrake is visible as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs. Most of the ridge and furrow appears plough levelled, but a few areas survive as earthworks on photographs taken in the early 1970's.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6699 4414 (5039m by 2794m)
Map sheet SE64SE
Civil Parish Elvington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish Wheldrake, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A Medieval field system of ridge and furrow in the parish of Wheldrake is visible as earthworks and cropmarks on air photographs. Most of the ridge and furrow appears plough levelled (SE 653 453, SE 673 461, SE 677 452, SE 688 460, SE 647 454) but a few areas survive as earthworks (SE 661 449, SE 681 463) on photographs taken in the early 1970s (1-2).

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 1431-38 06-DEC-1946
2 Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR OS/65188 085 27-AUG-1965

NMR related objects: AF1167851 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 64 NE Contents : 3 AP Transcriptions
AF1182535 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 64 NW Contents : 2 AP Transcriptions
AF1308715 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 64 SW Contents : 1 AP Transcription
AF1317447 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 64 SE Contents : 1 AP Transcription

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Record last edited

Aug 23 2021 3:35PM

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