Tyne and Wear HER(12734): South Shields, Church of St. Hilda, ridge and furrow - Details
South Shields, Church of St. Hilda, ridge and furrow
Agriculture and Subsistence
Ridge and Furrow
Several blocks of medieval or post medieval ridge and furrow were seen as earthworks on vertical photographs from the 1940s, most of the 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.
Archaeological Research Services Ltd, 2009, North East Rapid Coastal Zone Assessment; NMR Monument 1401269; RAF/CPE/UK/2352 1159 04-Oct-1947