EYO5009 - Rampart in Deans Park
|Location||Rampart in Deans Park|
|Grid reference||Centred SE 6021 5233 (14m by 14m)|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
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.
- --- SYO62 Bibliographic reference: RCHME. 1962. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum. 1. p29.
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Record last edited
Jan 12 2021 9:18AM