Tyne and Wear HER(17744): Backworth, ridge and furrow - Details
Backworth, ridge and furrow
Agriculture and Subsistence
Ridge and Furrow
Strips of possible medieval ridge and furrow and post medieval narrow ridge and furrow are visible as earthworks on historical air photos. These remains appear to have been levelled on more recent air photos.
RAF/CPE/UK/2352 FS 3011 04-OCT-1947; Next Perspectives APGB Imagery NZ3073 06-MAY-2016; Alison Deegan, 2018, South East Northumberland Air Photograph and Lidar Mapping Project