Monument record MYO4171 - Possible site of Roman bridge across Ouse


Alleged site of Roman bridge; stonework found in 1893, but no traces of bridge abutments found by modern divers. On line of MYO2033, Roman Road 10 approaching York from the south-west from Tadcaster, Calcaria. Shown on the 1937 Ordnance Survey Plan.


Grid reference Centred SE 6006 5185 (61m by 63m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


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[SE 6007 5185] Roman Bridge [G.S.] (Probable Site of) [T.I.] (1)

"Masses of the strongest stone-work" opposite Guildhall (a).
This stonework probably part of the south western abutment of a bridge connecting fortress and colonia. A frogman search for relics in the river bed was unsuccessful. (2)

2a Yorkshire Philosophical Society : annual reports 8 1893
1 Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date) OS 25" 1938.
2 The Archaeological Journal 160 118, 1963 Royal Archaeological Institute

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Nov 6 2019 2:24PM


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