Source/Archive record SYO2512 - York City Arms, Fawcett Street

Title York City Arms, Fawcett Street
Author/Originator
Date/Year 2001

Abstract/Summary

The evaluaiton of two trenches (2mx2m) excavated to a maximum depth of 1.45m, identified a sequence from the natural geology to modern deposits. The earliest evidence was a Roman ditch and plough soil. This rural agricultural landscape continued through the medieval period characterised by thick, well developed plough soils. Intensificaiton of the land use began in the 19th century associated with the creation of the cattle market and wool market. All upper deposits in both trenches were associated with modern activity.

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  • City Arms, Fawcett Street (Ref: 2001.10748)

Record last edited

Sep 19 2020 2:49PM

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