EYO6074 - Land north of Escrick and East of A19


Event - Survey


Location Escrick
Grid reference Centred SE 6296 4342 (395m by 474m)
Map sheet SE64SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish Deighton, City of York, North Yorkshire



MAP Archaeological Practice Ltd





The Proposed Development Area is located to the north of Escrick village and east of the A19. The site currently comprises four agricultural fields, two under arable cultivation and two utilised as grazing land. The site is clearly defined on all sides by mature hedgerows and small tree belts. The Proposed Development Area lies outside the Escrick Conservation Area, a Designated Heritage Asset and the nearest Grade II Listed Building, the Church of St Helens is over 150m away from the site. There is one Nondesignated asset within the Proposed Development Area – an undated, broad ridge and furrow. The site lies in a predominant landscape of prehistoric and Romano-British cropmarks. To the north-east of the site, at Naburn, there is a complex network of Iron Age and Romano-British enclosures and trackways and these appear to continue south-eastwards towards Escrick, although becoming more fragmentary. Such cropmarks have been mapped in fields immediately north and west of the Proposed Development Area. It is unlikely that any national important archaeological remains are located on the site to prevent development but further archaeological evaluation will be required in order that an appropriate mitigation can be proposed.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: MAP Archaeological Practice. 2013. Land north of Escrick and East of A19.

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Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (1)

  • Land north of Escrick and East of A19

Record last edited

Aug 25 2015 10:19AM


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