Monument record MYO3628 - Anglian Cremation urns

Summary

Anglian cremation burials in urns of 5th century date among the earliest of their kind, were found in 1859 in a garden about 1/2 mile outside Micklegate Bar on the right side of the road to Tadcaster

Location

Grid reference SE 5934 5110 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

NMR:

[SE 59345110] Saxon Urns found AD 1859-60 [T.I] (1)

Anglian cremation burials of mid. 5th cent. date. among earliest of their kind, were found in 1859 in garden about 1/2 mile outside Micklegate Bar on the right side of the road to Tadcaster. The urns
are in York Museum. (2)

York Museum has five urns from this site, all of which are on display (3)

1 Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 1:500 1891
2 The Victoria history of the county of York, volume two 104 edited by William Page
3 Field Investigators Comments F1 ECW 17-JUN-63
4 A gazetteer of early Anglo-Saxon burial sites 303 by Audrey Meaney


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

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Record last edited

Nov 20 2019 2:12PM

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