Monument record MYO4840 - Miscellaneous prehistoric finds from York

Summary

Miscellaneous prehistoric finds from York, including Neolithic stone and flint implements, Early Bronze Age beakers, a range of Bronze Age bronze implements including a hoard of socketed axes, Iron Age material including coins, as well as some Iron Age situlae and fibulae said to come from in or near York. Some of these items are in York Museum.

Location

Grid reference SE 5840 5210 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (4)

Full Description

This record is from the NMR for miscellaneous prehistoric finds from York. Where grid references were provided, individual records have been created.

NMR Information
Miscellaneous prehistoric finds from York, including Neolithic stone and flint implements, Early Bronze Age beakers, a range of Bronze Age bronze implements including a hoard of socketed axes, Iron Age material including coins, as well as some Iron Age situlae and fibulae said to come from in or near York. Some of these items are in York Museum.

Full description
[Marginal] Prehistoric finds from York include beakers; bronze implements of all periods including a hoard of socketed axes; flint and stone implements including a greenstone adze with curved blade, and arrowhead and axe of long barrow type. Two Early Iron Age bronze situla and two Italian Hallstatt brooches are said to have been found in or near York, also a stater of the Brigantes or Coritani (Mack
type 463) (1-3).

York Museum records the undermentioned prehistoric finds from York (all of which are on display) but in no case are any precise details of provenance available.
I. E.B.A. beaker from an area centred at SE 598 525.
II E.B.A. perforated axe hammer found 1886 at SE 598 509
III E.B.A. flat axe found pre 1884, provenance unknown.
IV L.B.A. socketed axe found on 'The Mount' in 1872 (Area centred SE 594 511).
V L.B.A. spearhead from High Ousegate (SE 603 517).
VI I.A. Belt plate from York railway station (SE 596 517) - HER entry MYO4838

The provenance of the B.A. hoard is unknown, but the hoard of flint and stone implements (as described above) is assumed to have come from an area centred at SE 584 521 (4).

Sources
1 The archaeology of Yorkshire Facsimile reprint of 1st ed., London: Methuen, 1933 1971 by Frank and Harriet Wragg Elgee 259
2 The Antiquaries journal : journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London Continuation of: Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, London 453-5 12, 1932 Bronzes of the Early Iron Age from Yorkshire
3 VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION DF Allen (1957) Typescript ms on Coins of the Coritani
4 Field Investigators Comments F1 ECW 13-JUN-63

Related Archives/Objects

P31848 IMPLEMENTS FOUND (AT SE 584 521 APPROX) IN YORKSHIRE MUSEUM Photographer: UNKNOWNDonor: UNKNOWN

P31851 IA BELT PLATE (SEPARATE PIECES) FOUND ON NEW RAILWAY STATION SITE (SE 596 517 APPROX) Photographer: UNKNOWN Donor: UNKNOWN Copyright: UNKNOWN

P31852 IA BELT PLATE (TOP SIDE) Photographer: UNKNOWNDonor: UNKNOWN Copyright: UNKNOWN

P31853 IA BELT PLATE (UNDERSIDE) Photographer: UNKNOWNDonor:UNKNOWN Copyright:UNKNOWN

P31854 BA BEAKER FOUND IN BOOTHAM 7" HIGH (AT SE 598 525 APPROX) Photographer:UNKNOWN Donor: UNKNOWNCopyright:

People and Organisations
Compiler D SMITH Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division 1963-01-01 1963-01-01 Ordnance Survey Archaeology Officer 08-FEB-1960-31-MAY-1961 and 01-NOV-1966-26-JUL-1974

Compiler ERIC CHARLES WAIGHT Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division 1963-06-13 1963-06-13
Ordnance Survey Archaeology Officer 29-OCT-1956-19-SEP-1967 and 04-APR-1972-15-SEP-1975


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (5)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 11 2021 9:27AM

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