Monument record MYO4968 - Romano-British field system and enclosures


1st-2nd century brickwork style field system with enclosures. Excavated ahead of residential development 2016.


Grid reference Centred SE 6143 4908 (401m by 209m)
Map sheet SE64NW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

1st-2nd century Romano-British field system excavated in 2016 following several phases of evaluiation beginning in 1996. Excavation revealed enclosure ditches, gullies, pits and a ring ditch.
The enclosures have a close date range similat to findings at nearby St Oswalds School (2nd century). In contrast to enclosures and field systems at Heslington East )Iron Age- 4th century).

The site appears to be rural in character, the enclosures and field systems suggest a pastoral and arable use. Pottery and CBM assembles hint at close links to York and a settlement nearby.

MAP, 2016, Germany Beck Metal Detecting and Excavation 2014-2016 (Unpublished document). SYO2472.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: MAP. 2016. Germany Beck Metal Detecting and Excavation 2014-2016.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Jun 4 2020 10:40AM


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