EYO4172 - Archaeological watching brief: Poppleton Gate House, York




Location Poppleton Gate House, Millgates, York
Grid reference SE 5720 5290 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire



Field Archaeology Specialists





PROJECT DETAILS An archaeological watching brief was carried out at Poppleton Gate House, Millgates, York, prior to the construction of a new building. An area of approximately 1400m2 was stripped to a maximum depth of 0.80m below ground level prior to the excavation of foundations. This revealed a clean, reddish-brown sandy subsoil overlain by less than 0.50m of sterile buried soil and modern overburden. No features of archaeological significance were encountered. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future Not known Associated Identifiers: Sitecode YPG08 NMR No. 1502794 Project Type: Recording project Investigation Type: Watching Brief Reason for Investigation: Planning condition Monument Type(s)/Period(s): NONE None Artefact Type(s)/Period(s): NONE None PROJECT LOCATION Area 1400.00 Square metres Grid Reference: SE57205290 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: City/Nat. Park/District/Borough archaeologist Design originator: Field Archaeology Specialists Director/Manager: Field Archaeology Specialists Supervisor: Field Archaeology Specialists BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Archaeological watching brief: Poppleton Gate House, York Author(s)/Editor(s): Field Archaeology Specialists Other Bibliographic Details: FAS2009 430 YPG344 Date: 2009 Issuer/Publisher: Field Archaeology Specialists Place of Issue or Publication: York Description: Short account of watching brief NMR Information: Site code: YPG08. Monitoring of development groundworks recorded no significant archaeological activity. Information from OASIS Online Form.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: FAS. 2008. Poppleton Gate House Millgates York.
  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

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Aug 23 2019 9:35AM


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