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784


N Tyneside


Earsdon common fields


Earsdon


NZ37SW


Agriculture and Subsistence


Ridge and Furrow


Broad Ridge and Furrow


Medieval



Earthwork


Ridge and furrow survives as earthworks in pasture in several fields east and north of Earsdon, notably at NZ 3195 7212, 3184 7220, 3188 7250 & 3219 7268. Aerial photographs show it has also existed, not so long ago, in fields now arable, such as NZ 3209 7288, 3237 7294 & 3242 7258. Aerial photographs show other apparent features here. The town fields of Earsdon were enclosed in 1649.


31


72


NZ3172



<< HER 784 >> H.H.E. Craster, ed. 1909, Earsdon Township, Northumberland County History, IX, 4-5 Aerial Photograph, North Tyneside MBC Technical Serv, 1980, 18 Oct., Run 2 nos. 40-41, Run 3 nos. 67-70

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