EYO21 - Merchant Taylor’s Hall

Type

EXCAVATION

Location

Location Merchant Taylor’s Hall
Grid reference SE 6063 5216 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

Oct - 1991

Map

Description

A single trench 6mx1.5m was excavated to a depth of 1m on the site of a proposed toilet extension to the Merchant Taylors Hall. All the deposits which were excavated were of post-medieval date. The lowest deposits were cleaned and recorded but not excavated. They were of medieval date and appear to represent the well-preserved remains of a 14th century structure. They consisted of an edge-set tile hearth, a brick wall, brick floor and associated deposits. They may be part of the earlier guildhall of the Fraternity of St John the Baptist against which the present hall was built and which was referred to in 1415. RCHME microfilm PRN: 3278. Virtual Catalogue Entry to support E.I. Migration 1991/Merchant Taylor's Hall, Aldwark, York. York Archaeological Trust annual report 24 /1991-92

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 1991. Merchant Taylor's Hall.
  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Merchant Taylors Hall (Building)

Record last edited

Jun 9 2020 10:31AM

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