Monument record MYO3671 - Heslington East: Iron Age ladder settlement

Summary

Iron Age ladder settlement with two enclosures (one in area containing roundhouses and ring-gullies). Evidence of metalworking see related monument file. At least three internal ring ditches are visible as soilmarks during open area excavations on air photographs. The ring ditches most likely represent roundhouses.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6377 5061 (166m by 123m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Heslington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (4)

Full Description

NMR Information:

An Iron Age/Roman rectilinear enclosure and at least three internal ring ditches are visible as soilmarks during open area excavations on air photographs, at SE 6383 5055. The ring ditches most likely represent the remains of roundhouses.
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1 Vertical aerial photograph reference number NMR 20806/3 22-JUL-2008

Related event: (UID 1493997) EH AERIAL RECONNAISSANCE (NORTH): 2008-9


*University of York, 2013, The Past Beneath Our Feet - Heslington East (Unpublished document).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  • --- Unpublished document: *University of York. 2013.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 (1)

Record last edited

Jul 29 2019 1:47PM

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