Keys to the Past

Ridge and furrow field system (Kirkwhelpington)

An area of medieval ridge and furrow cultivation is clearly visible near West Whitehall on aerial photographs. However, the remains are more difficult to see on the ground.

Reference number:N12750
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Event(s):DESK BASED ASSESSMENT, Heeston Bank, Kirkwhelpington A696 road improvement 2001; THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PRACTICE

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Source of Reference
Local History of Kirkwhelpington

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