Monument record MYO5231 - Caladarium
|Grid reference||Centred SE 5975 5171 (6m by 7m)|
|Unitary Authority||City of York, North Yorkshire|
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Located beneath the city wall rampart during excavation for air raid shelter in 1939. The caladarium was part of a wider bath complex. It comprised a large hall, 30ft wise aligned NE to SW. Projecting from the NW wall at the base of the apse was a heated room c.9ft square inside - probably a bath. The building had been levelled to the floor of the hypocaust basement, which had been of sandstone flags each about 2ft square. The walls were 3ft thick of rubble and concrete faced inside and out with small limestone ashlar blocks. Rubble and cobble fouunations. A masonry drain ran around the outside of the apse.
RCHME, 1962, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum, p51, 55-56 (Bibliographic reference). SYO62.
- --- SYO62 Bibliographic reference: RCHME. 1962. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum. 1. p51, 55-56.
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Record last edited
Jan 20 2021 11:17AM