Monument record MYO5036 - Ridge and Furrow - Murton

Summary

Vertical aerial photographs of the early post-War period record a field system of ridge and furrow cultivation of medieval date in Murton parish. Some still survive to the south of Murton village. The Farming Museum and the nearby abbatoir are built on fields of ridge and furrow cultivation. Parent record from NMR data covering existing R&F entries.

Location

Grid reference SE 6503 5246 (point)
Map sheet SE65SE
Civil Parish Murton, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Vertical aerial photographs of the early post-War period record a field system of ridge and furrow cultivation of medieval date in Murton parish. Some still survive to the south of Murton village. The Farming Museum and the nearby abbatoir are built on fields of ridge and furrow cultivation. (1-2)

Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR MAL/66017 054 24-APR-1966
2 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 6552/3 (CRA 16862/31) 02-SEP-1989

Related NMR object AF1189556 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 65 SW Contents : 2 AP Transcriptions

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jun 24 2020 9:30AM

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