Source/Archive record SYO2494 - 10 St Sampson's Square

Title 10 St Sampson's Square
Date/Year 2009


A trenchc.1.5m long and 0.9m wide, narrowing at the base to 0.6m. At 0.7m depth was a deposit of clayey silt and mortar. A putative construction cut had the remains of a cobble foundation deposit on which was set a limestone wall aligned NE/SW. This was sealed by levelling deposits associated with the present floor surface. A second excavaiton in July within the pavement (1.4mx0.7m and 0.5m deep) and across the street (0.3m wide and between 0.45cm to 1m deep). In the pavement trench, between 0.15m-0.50m was mixed deposit immediately below the bedding for the present road surface. The trench across the road showed the present road set on a layer of concrete below which was a deposit of firm brown clay. The most complex sequence of deposits was seen in the south-west end of the trench, comprising a sequence of deposits between 0.5m-1m depth.

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  • 10 ST. SAMPSON'S SQUARE (Ref: 2009/3)

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Aug 17 2020 10:07AM


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