Tyne and Wear HER(487): Middle Herrington, ridge and furrow - Details
Middle Herrington, ridge and furrow
Agriculture and Subsistence
Ridge and Furrow
Broad Ridge and Furrow
Between West and Middle Herrington, on both sides of the Herrington Burn, and also in the Park south of Middle Herrington, there is fine ridge and furrow. There are no surviving field boundaries wit hin the earthworks area, although the Tithe Awards of 1847 suggest that the township boundary ran north-south across the first of these areas.
<< HER 487 >> Dept. Pal. & Dip. Durham, Tithe Awards, 1847, East and Middle Herrington J.N. Rimmington, 1998, English Heritage, Alternative Action Report