Monument record MYO3629 - Roman mosaic pavement, Front Street Acomb

Summary

Building, Roman mosaic pavement, behind Acomb House in Front Street, Acomb was discovered in the 19th century. Interpreted as indicating the site of a possible villa.

Location

Grid reference SE 5736 5132 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

A Roman mosaic pavement discovered behind Acomb House, Front Street, Acomb. No detailed record exists.

SMR Record Card SE55SE23.pdf describes "A fine Roman pavement at Acomb, some fragments of which are in the Yorkshire Museum (ref Yorkshire Museum Handbook, 1881, 83 (C Wellbeloved)). [No Source record allocated as at 16/01/2018]

NMR Information:

A fine Roman pavement at Acomb, some fragments of which are in the Yorkshire Museum. (1)

Building, mosaic pavement, behind Acomb House in Front Street, Acomb (SE 57385132), discovered in the 19th century, but not described. (2)

1 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION Yorkshire Museum Handbook 1881 p83 (C Wellbeloved)
2 History and topography of the City of York, the Ainsty Wapentake and the East Riding of Yorkshire. Volume 1 64 by J J Sheahan and T Whellan


RCHME, 1962, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum, p64 (Bibliographic reference). SYO62.

Building, mosaic pavement, behind Acomb House in Front Street, Acomb (N.G. 57385132), was discovered in the 19th century, but not described (YMH (1891), 95; information from the Rev. Angelo Raine).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Bibliographic reference: RCHME. 1962. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum. 1. p64.

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Record last edited

Dec 15 2021 2:22PM

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