Monument record MYO3875 - Stockton West Moor, York

Summary

A large rectangular enclosure was delineated by V-shaped ditches. It appeared to be associated with further ditches which extended to the north. A number of post-built structures were found within the enclosure. The north-west quadrant of the enclosure was divided from the rest by two shallow curving ditches. Immediately to the north of the large enclosure a small sill-beam built rectangular structure was found. Further north there were a number of smaller ditches and ephemeral circular enclosures. This settlement, interpreted as a ditched compound of a farm, was dated to the Romano-British period.

Location

Grid reference SE 6463 5462 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Stockton on the Forest, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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NMR Information:
SE 6473 5453: A possible enclosure of Iron Age or Roman date is visible as a cropmark on air photographs. Other linear ditches also show as cropmarks and these are largely thought to represent old boundaries and drainage ditches. (1)
1 Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 6454/16 (20568/23) 20-JUL-2006

Related event: English Heritage Aerial Reconnaissance (North) April 2006-March 2007.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jul 9 2019 1:38PM

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