Tyne and Wear HER(1805): Hedworth, Primrose Bridge, Ridge and furrow - Details
Hedworth, Primrose Bridge, Ridge and furrow
Agriculture and Subsistence
Broad Ridge and Furrow
Aerial photographs of the area clearly show ridge and furrow ploughing extending features in places right to the banks of the River Don. The ridge and furrow in the Don valley is likely to be 14th or 15th century in date.
<< HER 1805 >> Tyne and Wear Museums,1992, Don Valley Survey, p 10; English Heritage Hadrian's Wall WHS Mapping Project, 2008, 1403241; Aerial Photograph RAF CPE/UK/2352 2188 04-OCT-1947, RAF 540/1792 130 13-MAR-1956, NMR NZ 3261/5 (19864/15) 14-MAR-2001