Record Details

NHER Number:31909
Type of record:Monument
Name:Medieval ridge and furrow west of Manor Farm

Summary

Aerial photography in 1976 revealed traces of medieval ridge and furrow cultivation.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 652 035
Map Sheet:TF60SE
Parish:CRIMPLESHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

1 July 1976. OS air photograph. West of Manor Farm
Positive cropmarks. Ridge and furrow.
D. Voisey (NLA), 7 February 1995.

3 April 1996. Visited .
No surface traces.
H. Paterson (NLA)

1 July 1996. NLA air photography.
Additional to probable traces of ridge and furrow are numerous linear features, probably related to the farm. (Enclosures or fields).
M. Brennand (NLA), 14 September 2001.

March 2004. Visit.
Ridge and furrow running approximately east west across field. Of no great height, but easily visible, especially where track crosses the ridges. Under pasture cut for hay, or may be grazed by sheep under a Countryside Stewardship Scheme.
H. Paterson (A&E), 6 March 2004.

Monument Types

  • ENCLOSURE (Unknown date)
  • LINEAR FEATURE (Unknown date)
  • RIDGE AND FURROW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • SHINE

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Ordnance Survey. OS 76-124-427/8.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-124-427.
---Aerial Photograph: OS 76-124-428.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1996. TF 6503Y - AA.

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