EYO4868 - Area 10, Zone 3, land south of Germany Beck, Fulford

Type

METAL DETECTING

Location

Location land South of Germany Beck and east of the cemetery
Grid reference Centred SE 6163 4885 (265m by 163m)
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

This are lies to the east of Fulford Cemetery. The work was intended as a short preliminary survey and was undertaken two weeks before Christmas 20??. A hearth bottom and 28 billets were recovered suggesting a "large assemblage of iron in the centre of the field". In addition the area produced 1 tool, 1 possible anvil along with 20 plus pieces of slag. Metal detectorists also detected a number of items of "ceramic which ... have now been recognised as pieces of tuyere". Area also contains supposed charcoal pits, found through soil sampling, just beyond the northern edge, close to Germany Beck.

Sources/Archives (1)

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

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Parent/preceding Site Events/Activities (6)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (10)

  • Ouse Bank, River Field and Designer Centre Metal detecting survey
  • Landing Lane, Fulford
  • Fulford Hall, Paddock
  • Cemetery Extension, Fulford
  • 40 Acre Field, Fulford
  • Spoil Heap, 40 Acre Field, Fulford
  • Roman Road, 40 Acre Field, Fulford
  • Beck Bank Hoard, 40 Acre Field, Fulford
  • Water Fulford
  • Walmgate Stray

Record last edited

Apr 23 2013 4:21PM

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