Ridge and Furrow cultivation in Whitchurch Parish

Description of this historic site

Ridge and furrow cultivation dating to the Medieval period in Whitchurch Parish. In some areas the ridge and furrow is visible on aerial photographs and in others it survives as an earthwork. Now all appears to have been levelled

Notes about this historic site

2 Ridge and furrow cultivation transcribed from air photographs.
3 Area of ridges recorded ahead of a Transco pipeline by enthusiasts at Whitchurch Farm. Precise location of field survey unclear – source indicates that it was the Wimpstone side of the farm, which doesn’t coincide with any areas of highlighted R&F.

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