Monument record MYO5037 - Ridge and Furrow - Holtby

Summary

An extensive system of ridge and furrow cultivation of probably Medieval date shows up on vertical aerial photographs to the west and east of Holtby village. Little occurs towards the northern end of the parish. More recent photography shows this levelled by ploughing in places. Parent record for existing R&F records.

Location

Grid reference SE 6725 5394 (point)
Map sheet SE65SE
Civil Parish Holtby, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

An extensive system of ridge and furrow cultivation of probably Medieval date shows up on vertical aerial photographs to the west and east of Holtby village. Little occurs towards the northern end of the parish. More recent photography shows this levelled by ploughing in places. (1-3)

Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR RAF 540/572 4061 30-JUL-1951
2 Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR RAF 58/ F21 2469 07-JUL-1958
3 Vertical aerial photograph reference number OS/71022 001 19 MAY 1971

NMR related object AF1171869 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 65 SE Contents : 3 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 9:41AM

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