EYO4919 - Union Terrace




Location Union Terrace
Grid reference Centred SE 6020 5260 (71m by 53m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire



York Archaeological Trust





EXCAVATION Union Terrace: early beam slots and timber posts exposed at base of later intrusions Excavations at the Union Terrace car park on Clarence Street which took place in 1972, revealed a series of institutions had been present on the site from the 13th century onwards, with the remains of buildings associated with the 13th century Carmelite Friary and the 14th – mid 16th century Hospital of St. Mary being identified. This entry is the parent record for the deposit model data. NMR holds two entries for this excavation. NMR sources: Archaeological excavations Department of the Environment /1973/109 For 1972 Interim : bulletin of the York Archaeological Trust 1.1/1973/18-19 The Antiquaries journal : journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London Continuation of: Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, London LIV/1975/204,227-231 York Archaeological Trust Fascicule 11.1/1989 York Archaeological Trust Fascicule 18.1/1986

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Unpublished document: AY 11/1.
  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. Former site of St. Peter's School, Union Terrace FINDS.
  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.

Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

  • Hospital Of St Mary In The Horsefair (Monument)
  • Excavations at Union Terrace in 1972 (Monument)
  • Site of the Carmelite friary pre-1295 (Monument)
  • St Peter's School (Monument)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (5)

  • Union Terrace: Roman (Ref: 1972.18)
  • Union Terrace: medieval (Ref: 1972.18)
  • Union Terrace; medieval (Ref: 1972.18)
  • Union Terrace: medieval (Ref: 1972.18)
  • Union Terrace: post-medieval (Ref: 1972.18)

Record last edited

May 4 2020 2:13PM


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