Monument record MYO3670 - Heslington East Bronze Age Cremation

Summary

During the cutting of drainage trenches in early June 2009 by contractors a prehistoric cremation was found some 19m east of the north-eastern corner of the A1 area of excavation. The cremated remains were covered by an inverted, decorated, collared urn, the first to be found in the immediate locale of York. It is thought that the urn, which may belong to Longworth’s ‘Primary Series’ is likely to date to the early centuries of the 2nd millennium BC.

Location

Grid reference SE 6367 5090 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Heslington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Record last edited

May 17 2021 9:05AM

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