Record Details

NHER Number:17492
Type of record:Monument
Name:Earthworks of medieval ridge and furrow


Aerial photography of this area has repeatedly recorded the cropmarks and earthworks of medieval ridge and furrow markings.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 661 053
Map Sheet:TF60NE

Full description

Around 1975.
Ridge and furrow photographed in this field when under snow.
Compiled by E. Rose (NAU), 13 August 1981.

1 July 1976. Ordnance Survey aerial photography.
Positive cropmarks.
Ridge and furrow (clear crop marks of ridge and furrow in fields to the north and south of NHER 17492).
Compield by D. Voisey (NLA), 14 February 1995.

23 February 1989.
Ridge and Furrow earthworks visible on NAU aerial photograph.

1996. Surveyed at 1:2500. Earthwork plan and report in file.
Site area extended to north and south.
See also plot under NHER 18915.
Compiled by B. Cushion (NLA), February 1996.

Monument Types

  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Higher Level Stewardship

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: JQ 27.
---Aerial Photograph: TF6605 A-C.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76125 485.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-125-486.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76125 487.
---Monograph: Cushion, B. and Davison, A.. 2003. Earthworks of Norfolk.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 104. p 207.
---Article in serial: Gurney, D. and Penn, K. (eds). 1997. Excavations and Surveys in Norfolk 1996. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XLII Pt IV pp 547-564. p 560.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.

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