Ridge and furrow ploughing in the parish of Barton on the Heath

Description of this historic site

Ridge and furrow ploughing to the north of Barton on the Heath near Stanford Bridge is apparent as crop marks on aerial photographs taken in 1947 but now partially levelled.

Notes about this historic site

1 Ridge and furrow evident as earthworks on aerial phtographs dating from 1947 mapped as part of the English Heritage National Mapping Project. The ridges have been levelled in the 1960s and 70s by modern ploughing. All that remains are furrows that can be seen as soil or crop marks on more recent photographs