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Romano-British cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York

Leslie Peter Wenham

Romano-British cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York

by Leslie Peter Wenham

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cemeteries -- Great Britain,
  • Great Britain -- Antiquities, Roman

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    Statementby Leslie P. Wenham, with contributions by E. Birley [and others]; with a report on the skeletal remains by Roger Warwick and a dental report by Colin Cooke and T. Charles Rowbotham.
    SeriesMinistry of Public Building and Works. Archaeological reports -- no. 5
    ContributionsWarwick, Roger, Cooke, Colin, Rowbotham, T. Charles
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA145 W44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 223 p. :
    Number of Pages223
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18613924M

    Previous anthropological investigations at Trentholme Drive, in Roman York identified an unusual amount of cranial variation amongst the inhabitants, with some individuals suggested as having.   Located on Knavesmire Road in York, approximately yards from where YAT uncovered the Headless Roman skeletons of Driffield Terrace, the site is part of a Roman cemetery that was first exposed during excavations undertaken by L.P. Wenham on the neighbouring Trentholme Drive in the s – one of the first Romano-British burial grounds to.

    His publication on the excavation he led at Trentholme Drive, alongside the main York to Tadcaster Road, was the first full report on a Romano-British cemetery. Here is a photograph of Peter Wenham with some of his students, taken in at Bishophill. Artefacts and burial rites in the late Roman cemetery at Lankhills School, Winchester, southern England, were used by Clarke () to distinguish between local Romano-British individuals and.

    Fabric Dales Ware. Dales ware is a handmade, shell-tempered coarseware ceramic with a distinctive rim, often wheel-formed. The fabric is rough and coloured brown-grey. It often includes irregular finger indentations around the lower body, but is generally smoothed towards the shoulder and over the rim and lip. In , Warwick noted a considerable diversity in the male crania excavated from the Romano-British cemetery of Trentholme Drive in York. He suggested that these crania indicated the presence of "non-locals", who may have entered from the eastern Mediterranean, considering the skulls to be indicative of a Middle Eastern or North African origin.


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Romano-British cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York by Leslie Peter Wenham Download PDF EPUB FB2

If the Trentholme Drive area contained, say, one tenth of the burials in Roman York, the total number over a period of Romano-British cemetery at Trentholme Drive three centuries may not have been much over 10–15, Assuming, on the evidence discussed below, that the average span of life was about 40 years, the civil population of the town would have been of the order of 1, The Romano-British cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York, (Archaeological reports, no.

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Brit. Ministry of Public Building and Works. Archaeological reports: Authors: Leslie Peter Wenham, Roger Warwick, Colin Cooke, T.

Charles Rowbotham: Publisher: H.M.S.O., Length: We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow more. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wenham, Leslie Peter. Romano-British cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York. London, H.M.S.O., (OCoLC) The Romano-British cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York, by Leslie P.

Wenham, with contributions by [others]; with a report on the skeletal remains by Roger Warwick and a dental report by Colin Cooke and T. Charles Rowbotham., Toronto Public Library. The Romano-British Cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York. By Leslie P. Wenham and others. 11 × 8½. xii + + 53 pls. + 47 figs.

H.M.S.O., £6. 10s. (£   In this paper we present the findings obtained from the analysis of bones from the Romano-British cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York, which was used for inhumations until about AD (Wenham, ).

by Adam Parker. Roman cemeteries were always outside of the city walls, for reasons of hygiene, and frequently followed the major roads into or out of the city.

Every road leaving York has yielded some evidence for a cemetery close by – the city was literally surrounded by them. Cemetery sites are known from the Mount, Fishergate, Driffield Terrace, Trentholme Drive, Lawrence Street and the. Horse remains are rare finds in Romano-British burials, although horse bones were also associated with a small number of burials at Trentholme Drive, one of York’s lower status cemetery areas (Hunter-Mann,Wenham, ; see Philpott, ).

In several cases multiple individuals appear to have been buried at the same time (the excavators. A Lady of York: migration, ethnicity and identity in Roman Britain - Volume 84 Issue - S. Leach, H. Eckardt, C. Chenery, G. Müldner, M. Lewis. Leslie Peter Wenham MA, FSA ( - 29 January ) was a British archaeologist, historian, and professor who excavated in York, on Hadrian's Wall and was the first to produce a comprehensive report of a Romano-British Cemetery.

He is. The site is most closely located to part of this cemetery identified as the Trentholme Drive cemetery. This area was extensively investigated in the s (Wenham, L.P.

The Romano-British Cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York. Ministry of Public Buildings and Works Archaeological Report No.5) when a total of 53 urned cremations were excavated.

6 Trentholme Drive, York: Archaeological Watching Brief 1 4. ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL BACKGROUND The watching brief was undertaken because the site is located on the eastern perimeter of a Roman burial ground known as the Trentholme Drive cemetery (Fig.4, RCHMY1, ).

His excavations at Trentholme Drive (York) resulted in the first comprehensive report of a Romano-British Cemetery; it had been excavated as part of an archaeological investigation rather than during building work.

Wenham was the editor of the Yorkshire Archaeological Journal between An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 1, Eburacum, Roman York; Plate Burials, Trentholme Drive cemetery (IV Region) Plate Burials, Trentholme Drive cemetery (IV Region) Trentholme Drive cemetery (IV Region, (o)).

Excavations. (Phots: L. Wenham) Cist, of stone, after removal of lid. Trentholme Drive This led to the first formal excavation of a Roman cemetery in Britain. There were 53 cremations and over skeletal remains found between andin a small area of about square metres between The Mount and Mount Vale.

Animal bones, pp. – in Wenham, L. P., The Romano-British cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York. Ministry of Public Building and Works Archaeological Reports 5.

Report by Alison Foster on. The Romano-British Cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York: M inistry of P ublic B uildings and W orks A rchaeological R eports, No.

By L eslie P. W enham, with C ontributions by E. B irley, J. G illam, D. H arden, J. K ent, G. S impson, and W. W ade. Trentholme drive was a major Romano-British Cemetery, located alongside the York-Tadcaster road outside Micklegate Bar. Both burials and cremations are both documented there.

In order to get an overall view I considered the denominations and the periods of issue of coins at both sites. Spain, showing provincial boundaries and principal mining sites mentioned in the text Fire-setting as depicted by Agricola Archimedean screw-pump used for drainage at Centenillo Eight pairs of water-wheels used to drain one mine at Rio Tin to Water-wheels used to raise water to a higher level at the Terme del Mithra, Ostia Section of the rim of a water-wheel Reconstruction of the method used.Wenham, L () The Romano-British Cemetery at Trentholme Drive, York (HMSO, London) Whimster, R () Burial Practices in Iron Age Britain: discussion and gazetteer of the evidence, cbc-AD43 (British Archaeological Reports 90) (Oxford).One day, Dr Stead recalls, an archaeologist came to the school.

He wanted volunteers to help on a dig at Trentholme Drive. “We went down and saw this site of a Roman cemetery,” he recalls.