Find Spot record MYO243 - Heslington Roman gypsum burial

Summary

A stone coffin containing an inhumation covered in plaster, with various ornaments and the fragments of a Roman amphora and two glass vessels.

Location

Grid reference SE 6300 5066 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish Heslington, City of York, North Yorkshire
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

NMR Information

Full description
(SE 63005067) Roman Sepulchral Remains found (NAT).(1)

A stone coffin containing an inhumation covered in plaster, with various ornaments and the fragments of a Roman amphora and two glass vessels was the chief item mentioned (a).

The plaster cast of the body and ornaments now in York Museum.(2)

Sources
1 Ordnance Survey Map OS 25" 1938
2 Annotated Record Map Corr 6" (D Waterman 1949)
2a Yorkshire Philosophical Society : annual reports Incomplete 32-3 1830


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Mar 20 2020 11:53AM

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