EYO166 - Manor Fields, Manor Lane, Rawcliffe

Type

WATCHING BRIEF

Location

Location Manor Fields, Manor Lane, Rawcliffe
Grid reference Centred SE 5776 5495 (299m by 265m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

1997

Map

Description

On ten occasions York Archaeological Trust carried out an archaeological watching brief during the top soil strip and other excavations on the green field site. The work also involved the excavation of a foul water pumping station and associated drain runs, which was carried out prior to the excavation of the foundation trenches for building plots 45 to 48 and 77. The watching brief did not encompass the entire development but was restricted to a 50m diameter circular area, located towards the western limit of the new housing estate. The size and location of this area, (stipulated by the City of York Council's archaeologist), was determined by the presence of a series of Romano-British field boundary or drainage ditches observed during the excavation of archaeological evaluation trenches. NMR Information: Event 1091460 - recorded ditches of a Roman field system as well as modern field drains. Archive Holder: York Archaeological Trust Auspices: York Archaeological Trust Funding Body/Financier: Developer

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 1997. Manor Fields, Manor Lane, Rawcliffe.
  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Field system, Manor Lane, Rawcliffe (Monument)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Manor Lane, Rawcliffe, York (Ref: YORYM: 1997.43)

Record last edited

Jun 11 2019 12:23PM

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