Monument record MYO5003 - Site of Roman interval tower (NE6)

Summary

Remains of a Roman interval tower partly excavated in 1926 and the upper part exposed in 1953. The wall core is exposed to a depth of 0.7m.

Location

Grid reference SE 6059 5220 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

NMR information:

[SE60595221] Tower [GS]. (1)

A Roman interval tower (NE6 on key plan) was partly excavated in 1926 and the upper part exposed in 1953. (2)

[Towers NE 1-5 have not been discovered and are conjectural positions.]

Published survey correct. The last excavtion of the tower has been left open, and the wall core is exposed to a depth of 0.7m. See GP Ao/63/113/5. (3)


1 Ordnance Survey Map (Scale / Date)
Default value used to record large numbers of archive items which are not separately catalogued. See Monument Recording Guidelines for details of use. )S 1:1250 1961
2 An inventory of the historical monuments in the City of York. Volume I: Eburacum: Roman York
2 copies. 1962 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, England 31-2
3 Field Investigators Comments F1 RW Emsley 05-Jun-1963


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (3)

Record last edited

Jun 16 2020 10:01AM

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