Monument record MYO4738 - Roman Cemetery

Summary

A small Roman cemetery is alleged here following the finding of a tomb was found in 1833 (MYO195). Further burials have been noted during excavations on the strip of land to the south in 2019. This record covers a potential cemetery as a whole. MYO20 relates to the known Dringhouses Roman cemetery of which they may well be an extension.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 5870 4979 (48m by 43m)
Map sheet SE54NE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (2)

Full Description

Excavation at 26-28 Tadcaster Road revealed five Roman adult skeletons and a small quantity of disarticulated bone. Where it could be discerned, the burials were either NW-SE or NE-SW in an extended supine position.


NMR information:

[SE 5870 4981] Roman Tomb found AD 1833 [TI] (1)

[Centred SE 587 497] A small Roman cemetery. [Sited from map]. (2)


1 Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 1:1250 1962
2 The City of York. Volume 1: Eboracum: Roman York: Addendum 107 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, England

Related Objects:
AA71/05356 FOUND 1860 AT MANOR HOUSE,DRINGHOUSES ON THE LINE OF RR (10) INSCR.96
CC73/01634 7.5" HIGH (H.2133)
CC73/01711 FOUND 1860 AT MANOR HOUSE,DRINGHOUSES ON THE LINE OF RR (10)


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1962, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum, p107 (Bibliographic reference). SYO62.

MAP, 2019, 26-28 Tadcaster Rd SMR (Unpublished document). SYO2247.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Unpublished document: MAP. 2019. 26-28 Tadcaster Rd SMR.
  • --- Bibliographic reference: RCHME. 1962. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum. 1. p107.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Nov 6 2019 11:37AM

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