EYO4117 - St Leonards Hospital Training Excavation

Type

EXCAVATION

Location

Location St Leonards Hospital
Grid reference Centred SE 60024 52071 (38m by 23m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

2004

Map

Description

A fourth and final season of the training excavation at St Leonard’s Hospital, Museum Street, York addressed the outstanding project research aims. Discoveries included early Roman activity; details of the construction history of the second Roman fortress rampart structure and the Multangular Tower; post-Roman activity; further information on the construction history and layout of the medieval infirmary; more evidence of the 19th-century excavations and landscaping; and the entrance to the Second World War air-raid shelter.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 2004. St Leonards Hospice Training Excavation.
  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 2004. St. Leonards Hospital Training Excavation PD.
  • --- Unpublished document: York Archaelogical Trust. 2011. St Leonard's Hosptial, Museum Street, York. Updated Assessment Report.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Public Air Raid Shelter, Library Lawn (Monument)

Record last edited

Jan 25 2021 11:33AM

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