Tyne and Wear HER(11719): South Shields, ridge and furrow - Details
South Shields, ridge and furrow
Agriculture and Subsistence
Ridge and Furrow
Several blocks of medieval or post medieval ridge and furrow seen as earthworks on vertical photographs from the 1940s. Most blocks have since been built over. Some of the ridge and furrow on the coast edge can still be seen as soilmarks as it has been plough levelled.
English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1401269; Aerial Photograph RAF/58/B/32 5199 16-MAY-1948; RAF/540/1381 133 07-AUG-1954; RAF/CPE/UK/2352 1159 04-OCT-1947