EYO4186 - Time team Live 1999 - York




Location York
Grid reference Centred SE 5985 5195 (339m by 234m) (2 map features)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire



GSB Prospection





PROJECT DETAILS Geophysical work at the Royal York Hotel failed to identify any burials (although these were subsequently identified in excavation trenches), though given the complications of the site this was not unexpected. However, the survey did identify a Roman building, which was interpreted as being a mausoleum. The question of additional buildings, identified on the resistance survey, remained unresolved in the time available. Both resistance and magnetic survey successfully pinpointed the 'lost' air raid shelter at St Leonard's. In addition, resistance survey and GPR investigations identified two column bases that excavations subsequently demonstrated were associated with the medieval hospital. Project status: Complete Yes, Validated Yes Previous/Future Work: Previous No, Future Not known Associated Identifiers: Contracting Unit No. 1999/91 NMR No. 1310194 NMR No. 1310197 Project Type: Field evaluation Development Type: Research Methods and Techniques: Geophysical Survey Position in the Planning Process: Not known / Not recorded Reason for Investigation: Research Site status: None Current Land use: Other 5 - Garden Monument Type(s)/Period(s): AIR RAID SHELTER Modern, MAUSOLEUM Roman PROJECT LOCATION Area 0.80 Hectares Grid References: SE59355151 Point, SE60505210 Point PROJECT CREATOR(S) Brief originator: Time Team Design originator: Time Team Director/Manager: GSB Prospection Ltd Supervisor: J Gater, C Gaffney and S Ovenden PAPER ARCHIVE Recipient: Time Team Contents: Survey Media: Report, Survey BIBLIOGRAPHY Publication Type: Grey literature (unpublished document/manuscript) Title: Geophysical Survey at York - Time Team Live 1999 Author(s)/Editor(s): Gater, J., Gaffney, C. And Ovenden, S. Other Bibliographic Details: Report No. 1999/91 Date: 1999 Issuer/Publisher: GSB Prospection Ltd Place of Issue or Publication: Thornton, Bradford Description: A4, wire bound

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: Time Team. 1999. St Leonards Hospital/Royal York/Walmgate.

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May 15 2020 8:53AM


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