EYO4866 - Beck Bank Hoard, 40 Acre Field, Fulford

Type

METAL DETECTING

Location

Location South bank of Germany Beck towards the golf course
Grid reference Centred SE 6187 4913 (370m by 312m)
Map sheet SE64NW
Civil Parish Fulford, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

Fulford Battlefield Society

Date

Not recorded.

Map

Description

Site chosen by investigators "because it yielded some interesting iron shapes during the initial survey. Near section where many crossings (fords) were found as the beck was probed. Land has been subjected to agricultural improvement." "Hoard of billets" found close to trench serial-2 excavated by MAP in October 2003. Area could have been a wetland during medieval and prehistoric times. Two pieces of medieval Gritty wear (12th-13th century) found.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Bibliographic reference: 2011. Finding Fulford - The Search for the First Battle of 1066. page 145.

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Parent/preceding Site Events/Activities (8)

  • Fulford Hall, Paddock
  • Cemetery Extension, Fulford
  • 40 Acre Field, Fulford
  • Spoil Heap, 40 Acre Field, Fulford
  • Roman Road, 40 Acre Field, Fulford
  • Area 10, Zone 3, land south of Germany Beck, Fulford
  • Water Fulford
  • Walmgate Stray

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (9)

  • Germany Beck, Fulford On line Pond Area Archaeological Evaluation
  • Ouse Bank, River Field and Designer Centre Metal detecting survey
  • Landing Lane, Fulford
  • Fulford Hall, Paddock
  • Cemetery Extension, Fulford
  • Roman Road, 40 Acre Field, Fulford
  • Area 10, Zone 3, land south of Germany Beck, Fulford
  • Water Fulford
  • Walmgate Stray

Record last edited

Jan 20 2014 2:08PM

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