Ridge and furrow and enclosure at Foxton Hall (Lesbury)
Medieval farmers created these ridge and furrow earthworks. In the same area, at an unknown date in the past, people constructed a long, narrow, roughly rectangular enclosure, surrounded by a ditch. The ridge and furrow and enclosure are preserved as cropmarks on an aerial photograph although they have since been destroyed by a golf course.
|Historical period:||Medieval (1066 to 1540)
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Source of Reference
Local History of Lesbury
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