Monument record MYO3649 - Heslington East- Bronze Age Cremation

Summary

Field 8 • In southeast of the area a curvilinear feature-best interpreted as the southern part of a circular prehistoric monument, the majority of which lay beyond the excavation area to the south. • To the northwest, at the opposite end of the excavation area: a. An irregular, roughly circular cut 0.36m in diameter containing an early to mid- Bronze Age collared urn- human remains present b. Approximately 0.2m north of the above burial lay a further sub-circular cut with a diameter of 0.56m.- 2nd cremation with human remains c. a sub-circular feature 0.7m across and 0.47m deep cutting natural hillside deposits was filled with two deposits, the second of which yielded, well below the top of the intrusion, half of a broken Bronze Age polished battle axe with grooved shaft.

Location

Grid reference SE 6418 5101 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Heslington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

*University of York, 2013, The Past Beneath Our Feet - Heslington East (Unpublished document). SYO2034.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: *University of York. 2013. The Past Beneath Our Feet - Heslington East.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jul 16 2020 2:37PM

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