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Name:Pudding Pie Hill
NY SMR Number:MNY418
Type of record:Monument
Last edited:Aug 13 2015 11:00AM

Protected Status

  • Conservation Area: Thirsk and Sowerby Conservation Area
  • Scheduled Monument () 20459: Pudding Pie Hill: a bowl barrow 650m SE of St. Oswald's Church
Grid Reference:SE 437 810
Parish:Sowerby [2139]; Hambleton

Monument Type(s):

  • ROUND BARROW (Early Bronze Age to Early Medieval/Dark Age - 2500 BC? to 1065 AD?)
  • CREMATION (Early Medieval/Dark Age - 410 AD? to 1065 AD?)
  • INHUMATION (Early Medieval/Dark Age - 410 AD? to 1065 AD?)
  • MOTTE? (Medieval - 1066 AD? to 1539 AD?)

Associated Finds

  • ANIMAL REMAINS (Unknown date)
  • COIN (1st CENTURY to 4th CENTURY - 43 AD to 399 AD)
  • VESSEL (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DAGGER (5th CENTURY to 6th CENTURY - 410 AD to 599 AD)
  • SHIELD (5th CENTURY to 6th CENTURY - 410 AD to 599 AD)
  • SPEAR (5th CENTURY to 6th CENTURY - 410 AD to 599 AD)

Other References/Statuses

  • AMIE Reference / HOB UID: 55616 PUDDING PIE HILL
  • National Monuments Record: SE48SW12
  • Old Sites & Monuments Record Number: 159

Full description

ROUND BARROW SITED ON A NATURAL LOW HILL. DUG INTO BY LADY FRANKLAND RUSSELL OF THIRKLEBY HALL POSSIBLY ON THE N SIDE. SHE RECOVERED BURIALS - ?SAXON; SUGGESTED THAT THE PRIMARY DEPOSITS ARE UNDISTURBED? PACITTO SUGGESTS THAT ALTHOUGH SCHEDULED AS A ROUND BARROW THIS SITE MAY REPRESENT A SMALL MOTTE. SITED ON THE SLOPE ABOVE THE FLOOD PLAIN BUT DOES NOT ADJOIN THE GROUND TO THE S & E FORMING A 4MDEEP 'DITCH' WITH THE SIDE NEAREST THE RIVER DROPPING C.9M TO THE FLOODPLAIN. DETAILS REQUIRED. Excavated by: RUS (1855) SAXON REMAINS FOUND NEARBY MAY DATE THE BURIALS. (1)(2)(3)(4)
This site is included in the gazetteer of a Thesis "A social and Anthropological analysis of Conversion period and later Anglo-Saxon cemeteries in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire".(3)

Sources and further reading

<1>SNY2153 - Monograph: Colin Hinson, Yorkshire CD Books. 1859. History and Topography of the City of York and the North Riding of Yorkshire Volume II. Whellan, T. and Sheahan, J.J.. CD Rom. P706.
<2>SNY1 - Card Index: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Record Card. Various authors. SE48SW12.
<3>SNY9568 - Manuscript: University of Sheffield. 01/2004. THESIS: Extracted from: A social and Anthropological analysis of Conversion period and later Anglo-Saxon cemeteries in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire. Buckberry, J L. Partial Printout.

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