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An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 1, Eburacum, Roman York

The Royal Commission on Historical Monuments of England survey, entirely dedicated to Roman York, known as Eburacum. The volume covers roads, military and civilian sites, burials, inscriptions, glass and other fragments of Roman York.

RCHME Inventory Volumes. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1962.

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Table of contents

Title Page(s)
Frontispiece: Colonia. (35)
List of Plates, Figures and Maps vii-xv
Preface xvii-xix
List of Commissioners xx
The Royal Warrant xxi-xxiii
Report xxv-xxvii
Map 1: York and the Roman Occupation of Northern England xxviii
Introduction xxix-xli
Addenda and Corrigenda, 1976
Abbreviations Used in the Text xlii
Chronology of York and the Empire 44
Roman York: Approach Roads 1-4
Roman York: Military Sites 5-47
Roman York: Civilian Settlements 49-65
Roman York: Burials 67-110
Roman York: Inscription, Sculptures and Architectural Fragments 111-135
Glass in Roman York 136-141
Jet Industry in Roman York 141-144
Select Bibliography for Roman York 145-149
Glossary 150-152
Index 153-168
Plate 1: Aerial View of York City, with the Legionary Fortress imposed 1
Plate 2: Fortress, Multangular Tower, Junction with Curtain-wall 2
Plate 3: Fortress, Multangular Tower, Exterior 3
Plate 4: Fortress, Multangular Tower, Interior 4
Plate 5: Fortress, Interval Tower S. W. 5 5
Plate 6: Fortress, Interval Tower S. W. 5 6
Plate 7: Fortress, Masonry details 7
Plate 8: Fortress, Masonry details 8
Plate 9: Fortress, Interval Tower S. W. 6 9
Plate 10: Fortress, Masonry details 10
Plate 11: Fortress, Engravings Reproduced from C. Wellbeloved, Eburacum 11
Plate 12: Fortress, Defences; Excavations at ( C ) 12
Plate 13: Fortress, Curtain-wall, at (F) Close N.W. of Interval Tower S.W.6 13
Plate 14: Fortress, Interval Tower N. E. 6 14
Plate 15: Fortress, E. Angle Tower 15
Plate 16: Fortress, E. Angle Tower 16
Plate 17: Fortress. Internal Buildings etc. 17
Plate 18: Fortress, Internal Buildings. Bath House in Praetentura; Caldarium Apse 18
Plate 19: Colonia, Public Baths, (d) Caldarium 19
Plate 20: Colonia, Public Baths, (d) Caldarium 20
Plate 21: Colonia, Public Utilities 21
Plate 22: Colonia, Mosaics 22
Plate 23: Colonia and Suburbs, Mosaics 23
Plate 24: Colonia. House, Mosaic in Room (ii) 24
Plate 25: Colonia, Structures in Spurriergate 25
Plate 26: Burials, Trentholme Drive cemetery (IV Region) 26
Plate 27: Burials, Trentholme Drive cemetery (IV Region) 27
Plate 28: Burials, Tile Tombs 28
Plate 29: Burials, Face Vases 29
Plate 30: Burials, Grave Groups 30
Plate 31: Burials etc, Pots, Samian Mould, Pipeclay Bust 31
Plate 32: Burials and Inscriptions etc, Metal Containers 32
Plate 33: Burials, Mother and Child in Gypsum 33
Plate 34: Burials, Bronze Ornaments 34
Plate 35: Inscriptions etc, Motto Beakers 35
Plate 36: Inscriptions etc, Centurial Stones and Masonry Details 36
Plate 37: Inscriptions etc, Tablets 37
Plate 38: Inscriptions etc, Architectural Fragments 38
Plate 39: Inscriptions etc, Architectural Fragments 39
Plate 40: Inscriptions etc, Architectural Fragments 40
Plate 41: Inscriptions etc, Secular Building Inscriptions 41
Plate 42: Inscriptions etc, Statue 42
Plate 43: Inscriptions etc, Altars 43
Plate 44: Inscriptions etc, Altars 44
Plate 45: Inscriptions etc, Altars 45
Plate 46: Inscriptions etc, Statues and Sculptured Relifs 46
Plate 47: Inscriptions etc, Dedication Tablets 47
Plate 48: Inscriptions etc, Architectural Sculptures and Fragments 48
Plate 49: Inscriptions etc, Statuettes 49
Plate 50: Inscriptions etc, Tombstones 50
Plate 51: Inscriptions etc, Tombstones 51
Plate 52: Inscriptions etc, Tombstones, Inscribed Fragments 52
Plate 53: Inscriptions etc, Tombstones 53
Plate 54: Inscriptions etc, Tombstones and Tombstone Fragments 54
Plate 55: Inscriptions etc, Tombstones 55
Plate 56: Inscriptions etc, Sarcophagi, Inscriptions and Sculpture 56
Plate 57: Inscriptions etc, Sarcophagi 57
Plate 58: Inscriptions etc, Statuettes, Scultpured Heads 58
Plate 59: Inscriptions etc, Sarcophagus of Julia Victorina 59
Plate 60: Inscriptions etc, Tomb Furniture 60
Plate 61: Inscriptions etc, Architectural Sculptures 61
Plate 62: Inscriptions etc, Statues and Architectural Sculpture 62
Plate 63: Inscriptions etc, Architectural Sculptures and Fragments 63
Plate 64: Inscriptions etc, Architectural Sculptures and Fragments 64
Plate 65: Inscriptions etc, Inscribed Small Objects 65
Plate 66: Glass from Roman York 66
Plate 67: Glass from Roman York 67
Plate 68: Jets, Pendants from Burials 68
Plate 69: Jets, Pins and Distaffs, from Burials 69
Plate 70: Jets etc, Adornments, Pins etc., from Burials 70
Plate 71: Miscellanea, from Burials 71
Map 2: Roman York, Map Showing the Position of Monuments and Burials 1
Plan 1: Colonia, Diagram Showing the Position of Structural Finds 48