EYO5009 - Rampart in Deans Park

Type

EXCAVATION

Location

Location Rampart in Deans Park
Grid reference Centred SE 6021 5233 (14m by 14m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

Not recorded.

Date

1927

Map

Description

EXCAVATION Excavated in 1927 by S.N.Miller. Organic preservation mentioned so probably anaerobic. Parent record for deposit model points The 4th century wall survived to a height of 13 ft above the fouundation and to within 5 ft if the top of the post-Roman mound. The outer face was not exposed. The core was noted as finer than elsewhere. The inner face was roughly coursed undressed limestone blocks. Concrete foundation 21/2ft deep with 8 ins internal projection; whether or not there was piling could not be sscertained. Behind the wall was a bank of two structural phases. The remains of a destroyed intervallum storehouse were also found. See RCHME Eboracum Vol 1 for further information.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Bibliographic reference: RCHME. 1962. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum. 1. p29.

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

  • Legionary Fortress (Eboracum) (Monument)
  • YORK CITY WALLS between Tower 22 and 24 (Chainage 1700-1800) (Monument)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (5)

Record last edited

Jan 12 2021 9:18AM

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