Monument record MYO3614 - House with three mosaics/pavements

Summary

House, with three mosaics was found in 1853 under Toft Green, "160ft SW of Barker Lane extending from the centre of the roadway to within 1 ft of the building frontage on the SE side". The mosaic has a head of Medusa in the middle between the heads and shoulders of four female figures representing the Seasons against a simple geometric background. Spring is symbolised by a bird, Summer by a rake, Autumn by a bunch of grapes, and Winter by a bare bough. Two other room also contained further fragments of two mosaics.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5978 5160 (22m by 22m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

RCHME, 1962, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum (Bibliographic reference). SYO62.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Bibliographic reference: RCHME. 1962. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum. 1.

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Record last edited

Jan 21 2021 12:00PM

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