Monument record MYO5032 - Ridge and furrow - City

Summary

Medieval ridge and furrow in the district of York seen as earthworks on early air photographs. Most of the area is now built upon, but some isolated pockets of ridge and furrow can be seen as surviving on later photography.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5854 5157 (1675m by 3730m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

A Medieval field system of ridge and furrow in the district of York is visible on early air-photographs as earthworks. Most of the area is now built-upon but some isolated pockets of ridge and furrow survive, and show on later photography (SE 617 498, SE 603 493, SE 590 500). (1)

On the outskirts traces of ridge and furrow survive on the ranges of Heworth Golf Club. (2)

Traces of ridge and furrow were seen on York racecourse on 1980s photography. (3)

1 Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 540/512 3314 30-JUL-1951
2 Oblique aerial photograph reference number AJC (CRA 30,19) 04-SEP-1984
3 Vertical aerial photograph reference number. RAF 540/572 3317-3318 30-JUL-1951

NMR objects:
AF1182535 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 64 NW Contents : 2 AP Transcriptions
AF1205966 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 54 NE Contents : 2 AP Transcriptions

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Record last edited

Jun 23 2020 4:16PM

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