Tyne and Wear HER(7751): Gardener's Houses, ridge and furrow - Details
Gardener's Houses, ridge and furrow
Agriculture and Subsistence
Ridge and Furrow
Two small areas of ridge and furrow have been identified around Gardener’s Houses from aerial photographs. One was said to be west of the farm, the other to the north-east, but only the latter was still visible in 1996, the othe rhaving been removed by open-casting. The surviving patch of earthworks was reported to be around grid ref. NZ 209 744.
The Archaeological Practice, 1996, Gardener’s Houses, Dinnington, Tyne & Wear: An Archaeological Assessment. Unpublished report for H J Banks & company Limited, p.9. (T&W HER 1996/13)