EYO134 - 39 Holgate Road




Location 39 Holgate Road
Grid reference Centred SE 5944 5120 (46m by 17m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire



York Archaeological Trust


Aug - 1998



Two trenches were excavated and two boreholes were observed during the archaeological evaluation. Trench 1 produced late medieval, post-medieval and modern deposits extending to a depth of about 1.6 m. These deposits provided evidence of an early 19th century almhouse preceded by a probable garden.Trench 2 revealed a series of Roman features, including two ditches. Deposits above this level contained a garden soil and post-medieval brick culverts. The two boreholes and trenches indicates that the profile of the natural drift slopes more sharply than that of the present ground profile. According to this it seems that human derived deposits extends deeper at the property frontage (c 2.5 m) than at the rear of the site (c 1 m). NMR info: RCHME Microfilm Index Number 7766 Another entry for this site on the NMR (1223991) for a single evaluation trench which refers to YAT report 1998/39 which is the report linked to this event record. NMR sources for this secondary entry - Britannia : a journal of Romano-British and kindred studies inc. consolidated index for volumes 1-25 (1970-1994) Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies 341 30/1999 CBA Forum : the annual newsletter of CBA Group 4 Library has incomplete set.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 1998. 39 Holgate Road.
  • --- Serial: P Ottaway. 2011. The Archaeology of York 6/2 Archaeology in the Environs of Roman York. p312-314.
  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • St Catherine's Hospital (Monument)

Record last edited

Apr 3 2020 1:31PM


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