Thesaurus Term/Concept: RIDGE AND FURROW

Identifier 68628
Class MONUMENT TYPE
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A series of long, raised ridges separated by ditches used to prepare the ground for arable cultivation. This was a technique, characteristic of the medieval period.

Broader Terms/Concepts (1)

Related Terms/Concepts (4)

Narrower Terms/Concepts (3)

Instances/Examples (73)

Context Record
Monument Type MSF39336 An area of undated possible low ridges. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF38387 An area undated earthwork ridges (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37021 Area of possible cultivation or plantation ridges (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37006 Area of possible ridging (Monument)
Monument Type MXS19447 Area of Post Medieval ridge and furrow, visible as earthworks. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF34612 Below ground remains of Johnson's Farm (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37265 Boundaries, ridges and pits, probably of post medieval date (Monument)
Monument Type MSF33593 Boundaries, tracks and possible cultivation marks of probably post medieval date on Iken Heath (Monument)
Monument Type MSF13593 Broad Medieval green lane or driftway connecting Bedfield Long Green with Hungers Green in Monk Soham. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF12108 Clampe Meadow (Monument)
Monument Type MSZ27294 Cropmarks of ridge and furrow (Monument)
Monument Type MSF3290 Ditch of unknown date. (Monument)
Monument Type MSX27591 Earthwork ditches and banks of possible deserted medieval village (Monument)
Monument Type MSF9548 Earthwork enclosure, Lakenheath Warren (Monument)
Monument Type MSF9550 Earthwork enclosure, Lakenheath Warren (Monument)
Monument Type MSF9552 Earthwork enclosure, Lakenheath Warren (Monument)
Monument Type MSF9553 Earthwork enclosure, Lakenheath Warren (Monument)
Monument Type MSF44932 Earthworks of pre-Modern field sustems, Crofts and Tofts, Knettishall Heath (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37387 Earthworks of probable medieval settlement and medieval to post medieval boundaries (Monument)
Monument Type MSF32361 Earthworks, Charity Farm, Great Barton (Monument)
Monument Type MSF17044 Elveden Rabbit Warren (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37433 Extensive area of trackways and possible flint mining, all of probable post medieval to modern date (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37450 Extensive multi-phase boundaries, trackways, enclosures and cultivation/plantation ridges in Downham High Warren (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37342 Extensive remains of boundaries, enclosures, trackways and cultivation/plantation ridges across Thetford Warren (Monument)
Monument Type MXS18691 Faint ridge and furrow earthworks of unknown date. (Monument)
Monument Type MXS18753 Faint. straight ridge and furrow, probably of Post Medieval date, possibly for drainage, visible northeast of Ferry Farm. Formerly SUE 004 (Monument)
Monument Type MSF30073 Former field boundary, Rogers Farm, Boxford. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF20281 Ickworth Park (Monument)
Monument Type MSF24871 Land adjacent to Carsons Drive (Monument)
Monument Type MSF25876 Land South of School Road, Risby (Monument)
Monument Type MSF33871 Later prehistoric field system and Medieval field system, Land East of the Street, Bramford (Monument)
Monument Type MXS20294 Medieval area of ridge and furrow, visible as earthworks on aerial photographs. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37367 Medieval to post medieval warren enclosures and cultivation ridges (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37368 Medieval to post medieval warren enclosures, boundary bank and cultivation ridges (Monument)
Monument Type MSF10885 Moss's Covert (Monument)
Monument Type MSF39341 Multi period banks, ditches and field systems most likely relating to settlement activity. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF20351 Playing Field (Monument)
Monument Type MSF28766 Possible barrow and cremations and other multi-period features (Monument)
Monument Type MSF33597 Possible cultivation plots on Iken Heath (Monument)
Monument Type MXS22742 Possible Medieval drains or ridge and furrow, visible as earthworks. (Monument)
Monument Type MSX27572 Possible medieval to post medieval earthwork banks and ditches and possible ridge and furrow (Monument)
Monument Type MXS19545 Possible Post Medieval ridge and furrow, Waldringfield parish (Monument)
Monument Type MXS19541 Possible Post Medieval ridge and furrow. (Monument)
Monument Type MXS19544 Possible Post Medieval ridge and furrow. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37381 Possible ridge and furrow (Monument)
Monument Type MSF38426 Possible ridges of an unknown date. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF39332 Possible ridges of an unknown date. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37440 Possible ridges, perhaps post medieval ridge and furrow or plantation ridges (Monument)
Monument Type MSF18069 Post Medieval Ridge and Furrow and Bank (Monument)
Monument Type MXS18757 Post Medieval ridge and furrow for drainage, visible as earthworks. (Monument)
Monument Type MXS19325 Post Medieval ridge and furrow. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF10968 Post Medieval water meadow and former Post Medieval ridge and furrow (Monument)
Monument Type MSF38376 Probable Medieval ridge and furrow and medieval-post medieval boundary banks (Monument)
Monument Type MSF10884 Probable post medieval water meadows (Monument)
Monument Type MXS18725 Ridge and furrow of unknown date, possibly for land drainage. (Monument)
Monument Type MXS18728 Ridge and furrow of unknown date, probably for drainage purposes. (Monument)
Monument Type MXS18791 Ridge and furrow, probably for a drainage system, unknown date (Monument)
Monument Type MSF17204 Ridge and furrow, unknown date (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37421 Ridges and boundary banks of probable post medieval date (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37268 Ridges, of unknown but possible post medieval date (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37269 Ridges, of unknown but possible post medieval or modern date (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37270 Ridges, of unknown but possible post medieval or modern date (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37438 Ridges, perhaps medieval or post medieval ridge and furrow, or plantation ridges (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37447 Ridges, perhaps post medieval ridge and furrow or plantation ridges (Monument)
Monument Type MSF35145 Ridges, possibly ridge and furrow or plantation ridges, probably of post medieval date (Monument)
Monument Type MSF37379 Soilmarks of possible ridge and furrow (Monument)
Monument Type MSF31620 Two areas of possible ridge and furrow or dole strips for cultivation (Monument)
Monument Type MSF38414 Two areas of undated possible low ridges. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF38274 Undated cropmark liner ditch features. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF33971 Undated ditches at Barrow Heath Shooting Ground, Barrow (Monument)
Monument Type MXS19446 Various features and ecnlosures of unknown dat, visible as cropmarks, also ridge and furrow earthworks. (Monument)
Monument Type MSF6946 West Stow Country Park (Med) (Monument)
Monument Type MSF7078 Wordwell medieval settlement remains (Monument)