Monument record MYO2719 - Enclosure

Summary

Aerial photography records the cropmarks of a rectilinear enclosure measuring 50 metres by 40 metres on the west side of Thorn Hill. The enclosure shows a probable entrance on the west side, and is of uncertain date, possibly Iron Age or Roman. A straight section of ditch to the south, and an L-shaped one to the east may be related to this.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6517 5172 (221m by 77m)
Map sheet SE65SE
Civil Parish Murton, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

NMR Information:

Aerial photography records the cropmarks of a rectilinear enclosure measuring 50m by 40m on the west side of Thorn Hill at SE 651517. The enclosure shows a probable entrance on the west side, and is of uncertain date, possibly Iron Age or Roman. A straight section of ditch to the south, and an L-shaped one to the east may be related to this. (1).

1 Oblique aerial photograph reference number YAT (PVA 2/5 4) XX-XXX-1984

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 17 2019 4:43PM

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