EYO5807 - Field to the south of Prospect Cottage, Prospect Cottage, Dunnington, York

Type

EXCAVATION

Location

Location Field to the south of Prospect Cottage, Prospect Cottage, Dunnington, York
Grid reference Centred SE 6407 4928 (153m by 168m)
Map sheet SE64NW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish Dunnington, City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

1996

Map

Description

This site consisted of a complex of medium sized shallow V shaped ditches covering much of the area within the pipeline corridor in this field. The most important elements were two successive phases of ditches running approximately parallel to one another and with one 90 degree turn within the stripped area. There were also a number of other ditches in association with the apparently major elements. The only possible structural feature found was a single irregularly shaped pit. The lack of a domestic element suggests that this site forms part of an Iron Age field system showing at least one major change in layout and orientation. The location of any associated settlement is unknown.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 1996. Yorkshire Water Drought Relief Pipeline Moor Monkton to Elvington.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Field to the south of Prospect Cottage, Prospect Cottage, Dunnington, York (Monument)

Parent/preceding Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Yorkshire Water pipeline (Ref: 1996.377)

Record last edited

May 24 2019 1:19PM

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