Update: Human remains found at York station

4 Dec 2020 @ 2.30 pm
| News

It’s been confirmed that human remains found by contractors working at York Station are from the Roman period.

They were discovered during building work by platform 1 in an area which is known to have once been a Roman burial site.

The remains include a skull complete with a good set of teeth.

Police officers at York Station after the discovery

Police were called in, as is always the case when human remains, however old, are found, to make enquiries.

Burial sites have always existed around the station.

York Archaeological Trust is now monitoring any further works going forward.