Tyne and Wear HER(11681): Whickham, ridge and furrow - Details
Whickham, ridge and furrow
Agriculture and Subsistence
Ridge and Furrow
Ridge and furrow of Medieval or Post Medieval date seen and mapped from air photographs. Some of the earthworks still survive, but many have been levelled or built over. Earthworks survive adjacent to Dunston Hills coal pits (SAM 30928).
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1432241; Aerial Photograph RAF 3G/TUD/UK/94 5119 29-MAR-1946, RAF CPE/UK/2352 3207 04-OCT-1947, RAF 58/B/35 5197 16-MAY-1948, NMR NZ 21 61/12 (19865/5) 14-MAR-2001; TWM, 2012, Proposed Dunston Hill, Urban Extension, Dunston, Gateshead - Archaeological Assessment