Monument record MYO5018 - Site of Roman timber tower

Summary

An Agricolan timber tower, under the Yorkshire and Prudential Insurance Buildings, Davygate and Newgate Street, was excavated in 1956-7.

Location

Grid reference SE 6022 5188 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

An Agricolan timber tower, under the Yorkshire and Prudential Insurance Buildings, Davygate and Newgate Street, was excavated in 1956-7. (1)

Sitng confirmed. (2)

Sources:

1 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 14-16
2 Field Investigators Comments F1 RW Emsley, 05-Jun-1963

GIS location needs confirming.


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1962, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum, p14-16 (Bibliographic reference). SYO62.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Bibliographic reference: RCHME. 1962. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum. 1. p14-16.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Jun 22 2020 4:04PM

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