EYO4881 - York Railway Station

Type

EXCAVATION

Location

Location York Railway Station
Grid reference Centred SE 5938 5151 (14m by 10m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

1972

Map

Description

EXCAVATION South View Sidings, Railway Station 1972.16 Mixed material containing a large quantity of Roman finds was found and interpreted as redeposited Roman material which had been used as levelling during railway construction. No evidence of the position of the Roman cemetery known from excavations during construction of York Station in the 1870s was found. The Antiquaries journal : journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London Continuation of: Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, London LIV/1975/213 York Archaeological Trust Fascicule 6.1/1985/75 Yorkshire Philosophical Society : annual reports /1972/21 Archaeological excavations Department of the Environment /1973/109 For 1972 NMR has another entry for 1972 excavation (635690) with no information which has been included within this record. RCHME Microfilm Index PRN: 501.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Article in Journal: Yorkshire Philosophical Society Annual Report.
  • --- Serial: YAT Annual Report 1972-3.
  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • RAILWAY STATION (Building)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (1)

  • York Railway Station: Modern (Ref: 1972.16)

Record last edited

Apr 3 2020 10:24AM

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