EYO351 - 1-3 Driffield Terrace

Type

Event - Intervention

Location

Location 1-3 Driffield Terrace
Grid reference Centred SE 5931 5099 (25m by 25m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

Aug/Jan - 2004/05

Map

Description

Archaeological excavation of an area measuring c.24 x 14.5m at 3 Driffield terrace. Excavation in advance of redevelopment of the site following an evaluation in 2003 which revealed that the site was used as a cemetery. Natural gravel and clay lies at c.1.5-1.8m bgl but falls away to the south-west. The excavation revealed a ditch which contained 2nd century pottery in its fill and a large pit. The site was subsequently used as a Roman cemetery - recorded in 2003.

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 2005. 1-3 Driffield Terrace.
  • --- Serial: P Ottaway. 2011. The Archaeology of York 6/2 Archaeology in the Environs of Roman York. p316-318.
  • --- Report: 2012. 3 and 6 Driffield terrace Osteo-Analysis Report.
  • --- Article in Journal: 2006. Selected Roman Small Finds from the Cemetery at nos. 3 and 6 Driffield Terrace.
  • --- Report: YAT. 2012. 3 Driffield Terrace Vertebrae Analysis.

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Jan 31 2017 3:36PM

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