Tyne and Wear HER(11700): Newcastle, Leazes Park, ridge and furrow - Details
Newcastle, Leazes Park, ridge and furrow
Agriculture and Subsistence
Ridge and Furrow
Medieval ridge and furrow within Leazes Park, part of a larger system covering Newcastle Town Moor. Field survey in 1997 identified earthworks of three ridges, measuring approximately 100m long and 0.1m high. Other more poorly preserved ridges were also identified in the park. Ridge and furrow was mapped from earlier air photographs.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1079888; Colin Lofthouse, RCHME, 1997, Leazes Park Survey; Aerial Photograph RAF 58/B/32 5018 16-MAY-1948