EYO3065 - St Mary's Abbey, Tower C

Type

DEPOSIT MODEL

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Location

Location St Marys Abbey Marygate York
Grid reference SE 59941 52285 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

1975

Map

Description

Excavation inside the tower on the precinct wall showed a depression near the north angle. This indicated a pre-existing ditch and showed that the wall had originally been continuous to this point and that the tower had been added later. Pottery from the ditch dated to 11th-13th century. There were no deep foundations to the tower. Two earlier phases of building, differentiated by varying thickness of the tower wall were encountered. These earlier building phases may date to 1266 and 1318.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT level 3 archive report.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • ST MARYS ABBEY REMAINS PRECINCT WALLS (Monument)

Record last edited

Feb 10 2013 11:59AM

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