Monument record MYO3541 - Roman-British Settlement Dunnington

Summary

Traces of settlement of Romano-British form show as cropmarks on aerial photographs of Dunnington Common. One complex is centred on SE 674 513. It comprises a length of ditched trackway 270 m. long, with part of another of sinuous plan , and about 70 metres long, to the south-west. Adjacent to these are fragments of possible enclosures, with one more complete which measures 70 metres by 50 metres.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6740 5132 (270m by 329m)
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 (3)

Full Description

Traces of settlement of Romano-British form show as cropmarks on aerial photographs of Dunnington Common. One complex is centred on SE 674 513. It comprises a length of ditched trackway 270 m. long, with part of another of sinuous plan , and about 70 metres long, to the south-west. Adjacent to these are fragments of possible enclosures, with one more complete which measures 70 metres by 50 metres. (1)

This complex was originally recognised in 1996, with subsequent aerial reconnaissance of the area in 2006 revealing further details of the cropmark complex (Historic England Archive UI: 1172477). This site is directly adjacent to the line of the Roman road between Brough on Humber and York.

NMR Information:

Air photographs taken in 2006 show further ditch detail, showing as cropmarks, for the area recorded above. (2-3)

1 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 6751/10 (12887/04) 30-JUL-96
2 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 6751/15 (20568/19) 20-JUL-2006
3 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 6751/18 (20568/22) 20-JUL-2006

Related event: EH AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE April 2006-March 2007


Cgms, 2016, Common Lane, Dunnington (Unpublished document). SYO1863.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Cgms. 2016. Common Lane, Dunnington.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (3)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jul 29 2019 10:05AM

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