Monument record MYO4210 - Iron-Age/Romano-British field system and settlement

Summary

Iron Age and Roman boundary, settlement and field systems. Evidenced by ditches, gullies, pits and post holes that produced pottery and other datable material along with environmental data in the form of seeds, charcoal and other plant remains. Overlying the Iron Age and Roman archaeology were the remains of medieval cultivation. See report for details. Aerial photographs record the cropmarks of a possible Romano-British settlememt on Skelton Moor. The features comprise a network of intersecting lines aligned approximately north-south and east-west. covering an area 150m by 150m . It shows one complete enclosure and parallel double-ditched sides. (1)

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5865 5658 (179m by 131m)
Map sheet SE55NE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

NMR Information:

Aerial photographs record the cropmarks of a possible Romano-British settlememt on Skelton Moor. The features comprise a network of intersecting lines aligned approximately north-south and east-west. covering an area 150m by 150m . It contains one complete enclosure and elsewhere shows several double ditches running on a parallel alignment. (1)

Oblique aerial photograph reference number NMR SE 5856/2 (12346/01) 28-AUG-1992
1 Vertical aerial photograph reference number RAF 540/520 3208-09 03-JUN-1951

Related Objects: AF1322868 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 55 NW
AF1326084 RCHME: Vale of York NMP, SE 55 NE

Metadata: Insert 2000


York Archaeological Trust, 2014, Cliftongate Trenching Cleminson's Property (Unpublished document). SYO1770.

YAT, 2014, PROJECT DESIGN FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTGATIONS, CLIFTONGATE, YORK (Unpublished document). SYO1481.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 2014. PROJECT DESIGN FOR ARCHAEOLOGICAL INVESTGATIONS, CLIFTONGATE, YORK.
  • --- Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2014. Cliftongate Trenching Cleminson's Property.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jun 10 2019 12:24PM

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