EYO6285 - 14 Lendal

Type

WATCHING BRIEF

Location

Location 14 Lendal
Grid reference SE 6008 5196 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

2016

Map

Description

On the 15th and 16th of November 2016 two trial pits were excavated within the basement rooms of the Robson and Cooper Building, 14 Lendal, by York Archaeological Trust. The objective of the trial pits was to record and characterise any archaeological deposits, features or buried structures likely to be disturbed by the proposed ground works in the basement rooms involving the removal and subsequent replacement of the floors. Both of the trial pits excavated revealed a sequence of post medieval deposits and structures relating to the use of basement of 14 Lendal. None of the archaeological contexts encountered predate the building. It is, therefore, unlikely that the proposed ground works within the basement of 14 Lendal will disturb any significant archaeological deposits. The limestone wall footing, seen in basement room 0.3, and the brick piers, seen beneath the flags in basement room 0.1, should be observed further during the watching brief in order clarify their function, record their full extent and confirm their date.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 2016. 14 Lendal.

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

  • 10-14 Lendal (Building)
  • Augustinian Friary (Monument)

Record last edited

Dec 15 2016 10:38AM

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