Monument record MYO3594 - Field System Haxby

Summary

An extensive rectilinear, ditch-defined field system of probable Iron Age or Roman date, seen as cropmarks on air photographs. The field system has an integral sinuous trackway, and one of the enclosures contains a circular feature, possibly a round house. May be associated with similarly aligned systems further to the north.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6060 5966 (602m by 767m)
Map sheet SE65NW
Civil Parish Haxby, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (8)

Full Description

NMR Information:

An extensive field system of rectilinear, ditch-defined enclosures
was seen as cropmarks on air photographs. The field system is
associated with a sinuous trackway and may be either Iron Age or
Roman in date. The long axis of the enclosures trends NW to SE; the
trackway runs from NE to SW. The rectilinear enclosures have an
average width of 40-60 m. One of the enclosures contains a circular
feature, centred at SE 6068 5966; it has a diameter of approximately
10 m and may be a round house. (1-2)

1 Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR OS/75262 002 23-JUN-1975
2 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE6059/14 (12141/12) 12-AUG-1991

Related event: Vale of York project (RCHME & English Heritage). 1998-2000.

Sources/Archives (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jul 8 2019 2:17PM

Feedback?

Your feedback is welcome. If you can provide any new information about this record, please contact us.