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Ridge and furrow at Mursley, Buckinghamshire
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An aerial view of surviving earthworks at Mursley showing medieval ploughed land in the form of ridge and furrow. The earthworks are created by the ox-driven plough and are slightly curved so that it was easier to turn the plough at the end of a field.
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Copyright: Copyright Crown copyright.NMR
Reference: nmr 4209/26
Location: Buckinghamshire >> Mursley Date Taken: February 1988
Period: Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)
Keywords: ridge, furrow, rural, farming, plough, ox, field, aerial, view, medieval (1066 - 1484)
Images By Theme: Aerial Photographs - Oblique

 
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