EYO4921 - 5 Rougier Street




Location 5 Rougier Street
Grid reference Centred SE 5999 5179 (16m by 19m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire



York Archaeological Trust





EXCAVATION Rougier Street. Height of Natural taken at centre of excavation since location unspecified. Excavation revealed datable sequence of Roman deposits, including remains of warehouses, a plasterer's workshop and road surfaces which were remodelled six times between the late 3rd and early 4th centuries. Overlying the latest surface was 0.8m of black soil containing Roman pottery. Cut into this was a series of 12th and 13th century rubbish pits in which were found pre-Conquest objects. The most important of these are: a silver strap-end, a bone strap-end and a fragment of bone with incised interlace sketch. Accession codes: 1981.12,1982.1012 NMR sources: Interim : bulletin of the York Archaeological Trust 8.2/1982/12-15 York Archaeological Trust Fascicule 14.6/1990// York Archaeological Trust Fascicule 16.4/1990// York Archaeological Trust Fascicule 18.1/1986/49

Sources/Archives (7)

  • --- Serial: York Archaeological Trust. 1982. INTERIM 8. 8/1.
  • --- Unpublished document: YAT archive 1981.12.
  • --- Unpublished document: 1986. Anglo-Scandinavian settlement SW of the Ouse AY 8/1. p30.
  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 2015. SW of the Ouse.
  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.
  • --- Report: Ancient Monuments Lab. The Insect Remains from 5 Rougier St.
  • --- Serial: York Archaeological Trust. 2022. The Archaeology of York 4/2 Roman York SW of Ouse 1963-1993.

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (6)

  • 5 Rougier Street: natural (Ref: 1981.12)
  • 5 Rougier Street: Roman (Ref: 1981.12)
  • 5 Rougier Street: Anglian (Ref: 1981.12)
  • 5 Rougier Street: medieval (Ref: 1981.12)
  • 5 Rougier Street: Roman (Ref: 1981.12)
  • 5 Rougier Street: medieval (Ref: 1981.12)

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Mar 10 2022 10:55AM


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