Monument record MYO4607 - Anglo-Saxon burial ground


A large number of Anglian burials of mid 5th century date found in Heworth in 1878. A number of urns are held in the Yorkshire Museum. Excavations in 1965 confirmed the extent of the cemetery.


Grid reference SE 6100 5292 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

[SE 6105 5292] Anglo-Saxon burial ground [GT].(1)

A large number of Anglian burials of mid 5th. cent. date and among
the earliest of their kind, were found at Heworth in 1878, about 40
restored urns being exhibited in the Yorkshire Museum. (2)

1 Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 1:1250 1961
2 The Victoria history of the county of York, volume two 103 edited by William Page
3 A history of Yorkshire: the city of York 3 edited by P M Tillott

NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Sep 12 2019 3:52PM


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