Building record MYO1158 - Column from the north-east colonnade of the Roman headquarters building

Summary

Column from the north-east colonnade of the Roman headquarters building. Originally constructed circa 100 AD by Legion IX, re-assembled and re-used by Legion VI in the 4th century; erected in present location 1971. The column was excavated from beneath York Minster in 1969 and given to the City of York to mark the 1900th anniversary of its foundation circa 71 AD. Listed as "Column approx 4 metres north-east of number 9, Minster Yard".

Location

Grid reference SE 6034 5211 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (3)

Full Description

Column from the north-east colonnade of the Roman headquarters building. Originally constructed c100 AD by Legion IX, re-assembled and re-used by Legion VI in C4; erected in present location 1971. Gritstone. Cylindrical column approximately 9.5 metres high, with moulded base and damaged moulded capital, raised on square plinth. The column was excavated from beneath York Minster (qv) in 1969 and given to the City of York to mark the 1900th anniversary of its foundation c71 AD.
Listing NGR: SE6034152116

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005

NMR Information

List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. District of York, 14-MAR-1997

BF086946 ROMAN COLUMN, YORK File of material relating to a site or building. This material has not yet been fully catalogued.


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

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Record last edited

May 16 2020 7:01PM

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