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1573


N Tyneside


Shiremoor, Prospect Hill, ridge and furrow


Shiremoor


NZ37SW


Agriculture and Subsistence


Ridge and Furrow


Steam Ploughed Rig


Early Modern


C19


Earthwork


Three blocks of ridge and furrow were until recently said to survive east, south and west of Prospect Hill Farm. This land was common until Shiremoor was enclosed in 1790, and the ridge and furrow is assumed to postdate enclosure. No trace of the ridge and furrow was visible as earthworks in 2003.


31


70


NZ3170



<< HER 1573 >> Plan B. Harbottle, 1995, Shiremoor, Prospect Hill, ridge and furrow G. Brogan, 2003, Tyne and Wear Museums, West Allotment, Archaeological Appraisal

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