Source/Archive record SYO1797 - Newington Hotel, Mount Vale

Title Newington Hotel, Mount Vale
Date/Year 2015


DBA prepared at the request of Mount Vale Venture LLP to provide information regarding the archaeological potential of the site of Newington Hotel, Mount Vale, York. The site lies in an area with a high potential to contain archaeological deposits, within the City Centre Area of Archaeological Importance. The surrounding area has been shown to contain Roman burials, which have been discovered from the 19th century onwards. Excavations in the 1950s confirmed that burials extended into the site itself. During the medieval period the site was undeveloped and a number of archaeological investigations in the area have encountered agricultural soils. From the 19th century the site was occupied by residential properties, which still stand today, together with several subsequent extensions. Parts of the site remain open, predominantly in use as car parks. There is no evidence to suggest that the site is likely to contain archaeological deposits or features of such significance as to prevent development. The requirement for, and scale of, any archaeological fieldwork associated with this development will need to be agreed with City of York Council Archaeologist. Given the potential for the site to contain Roman burials it would be appropriate to carry out an archaeological evaluation. The Newington Hotel is a Listed Building and the proposed development will therefore require listed building consent. Details of changes to the listed building will need to be developed with the Local Planning Authority.

Referenced Monuments (1)

  • Trentholme Drive cemetery (Monument)

Referenced Events (1)

Record last edited

Feb 11 2016 3:28PM


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