EYO387 - St.William’s College, Cold Store, College Street




Location St.William’s College, Cold Store, College Street
Grid reference SE 6044 5222 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire



York Archaeological Trust


Aug-Oct - 1999



excavation of a small trench The excavation of small trench to facilitate the construction of a cold store for the college kitchens revealed a previously unknown extension to the north-east side of the college. It was fould to be well constructed of brick with a well built brick floor. A Tentative date of the 16th century for its construction have been put forward and was believed to have remained in use into the eitheenth century. Outside the perimetre of the extension a series of pits, postholes and dumps were observed and all lay within an enclosed space which was thought to have been a garden area. NMR: Yorkshire Museum accession code: 1999.4. Excavation in advance of proposed development recorded medieval finds and later features. The work was funded by the Dean and Chapter of York Minster.NMR Microfilm Index PRN: 7769.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 1999. St.William’s College, Cold Store, College Street.
  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • St William's College (Building)

Record last edited

May 15 2020 2:59PM


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