Monument record MYO3539 - Roman Settlement Dunnington

Summary

Extensive traces of settlement of Romano-British form show as cropmarks on aerial photographs. One cropmark complex centred on SE 670507 covers an area of about 500 metres by 600 metres, and comprises a scatter of dispersed small enclosures. A short stretch of double-ditched trackway 150 metres long runs across part of the area. Towards the centre of the complex there occurs a sub-rectangular enclosure measuring approximately 55 metres by 40 metres defined by a pair of ditches.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6693 5063 (966m by 913m)
Map sheet SE65SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish Dunnington, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

NMR Information:

Extensive traces of settlement of Romano-British form show as cropmarks on aerial photographs. One cropmark complex centred on SE 670507 covers an area of about 500 metres by 600 metres, and comprises a scatter of dispersed small enclosures. A short stretch of double-ditched trackway 150 metres long runs across part of the area. Towards the centre of the complex there occurs a sub-rectangular enclosure measuring approximately 55 metres by 40 metres defined by a pair of ditches. (1-4)

Recent aerial photography has revealed further details to the rectilinear enclosures at the centre of this Romano-British site.
These additional features were seen as cropmarks and mapped at 1:10,000 scale. (5-6)

1 Oblique aerial photograph reference number CUCAP (BZO 74) 09-JUL-76
2 Oblique aerial photograph reference number CUCAP (BZO 75) 09-JUL-76
3 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 6750/3 (DNR 730/31) 02-SEP-74
4 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 6750/2(DNR 730/30) 02-SEP-74
5 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 6750/18-19 (17588/05-06) 09-JUL-2001
6 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 6650/12-16 (17588/01-04) 09-JUL-2001

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Record last edited

Jul 29 2019 10:04AM

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