Moated Site and Ridge and Furrow Cultivation 230m South East of Manor Farm

North Yorkshire

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English Heritage

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

District Council

Ryedale District Council



Parliamentary Constituency

Thirsk and Malton

Grid Reference

SE648648 (464790, 472616)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.1451, -1.00802

Nearest Postcode

YO62 4NJ

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The monument includes a moated site visible as a water-filled ditch enclosing a central platform of dry land and an adjacent enclosure. Associated with this is an area of land where extensive ridge and furrow earthworks from the medieval period still survive. On the central platform, which is almost square in plan, are a series of earthworks representing the remains of building foundations. The moat and its enclosures are not considered to be the earliest features on the site as they overlie an area of ridge and furrow cultivation to the south of the moat.

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