Source/Archive record SYO1720 - Land north of Escrick and East of A19

Title Land north of Escrick and East of A19
Author/Originator
Date/Year 2013

Abstract/Summary

The Proposed Development Area is located to the north of Escrick village and east of the A19. The site currently comprises four agricultural fields, two under arable cultivation and two utilised as grazing land. The site is clearly defined on all sides by mature hedgerows and small tree belts. The Proposed Development Area lies outside the Escrick Conservation Area, a Designated Heritage Asset and the nearest Grade II Listed Building, the Church of St Helens is over 150m away from the site. There is one Nondesignated asset within the Proposed Development Area – an undated, broad ridge and furrow. The site lies in a predominant landscape of prehistoric and Romano-British cropmarks. To the north-east of the site, at Naburn, there is a complex network of Iron Age and Romano-British enclosures and trackways and these appear to continue south-eastwards towards Escrick, although becoming more fragmentary. Such cropmarks have been mapped in fields immediately north and west of the Proposed Development Area. It is unlikely that any national important archaeological remains are located on the site to prevent development but further archaeological evaluation will be required in order that an appropriate mitigation can be proposed.

Referenced Monuments (2)

  • Ridge and Furrow Deighton (Monument)
  • Ridge and Furrow Deighton (Monument)

Referenced Events (1)

  • Land north of Escrick and East of A19

Record last edited

Aug 25 2015 10:18AM

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