EYO6996 - Railway Offices, Holgate Road

Type

EXCAVATION

Location

Location Railway Offices, Holgate Road
Grid reference SE 5951 5131 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

Not recorded.

Date

1959

Map

Description

In 1958-60 new offices were erected for British Railways in Holgate Road, York, which entailed the pulling down of Holgate Villa. During the digging of the new foundation trenches the workmen found human remains and stone sarcophagi. The journal of Roman studies Society for Promotion of Roman Studies 50/1960/220

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.
  • --- Article in Journal: 1962. Yorkshire Archaeological Journal. XL.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Blossom Street Roman Cemetery (part of) (Monument)

Record last edited

Dec 20 2021 11:05AM

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