EYO4919 - Union Terrace




Location Union Terrace
Grid reference Centred SE 6020 5260 (71m by 53m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire



York Archaeological Trust





Excavations at the Union Terrace car park on Clarence Street which took place between June and October 1972, revealed a series of institutions had been present on the site from the 13th century onwards, with the remains of buildings associated with the 13th century Carmelite Friary and the 14th – mid 16th century Hospital of St. Mary being identified. This entry is the parent record for the deposit model data. NMR holds two entries for this excavation. NMR sources: Archaeological excavations Department of the Environment /1973/109 For 1972 Interim : bulletin of the York Archaeological Trust 1.1/1973/18-19 The Antiquaries journal : journal of the Society of Antiquaries of London Continuation of: Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries, London LIV/1975/204,227-231 York Archaeological Trust Fascicule 11.1/1989 York Archaeological Trust Fascicule 18.1/1986

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Unpublished document: AY 11/1.
  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. Former site of St. Peter's School, Union Terrace FINDS.
  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.
  • --- Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2016.

Related Monuments/Buildings (4)

  • Excavations at Union Terrace in 1972 (Monument)
  • Hospital Of St Mary In The Horsefair (Monument)
  • Site of the Carmelite friary pre-1295 (Monument)
  • St Peter's School (Monument)

Child/subsequent Site Events/Activities (5)

  • Union Terrace: Roman (Ref: 1972.18)
  • Union Terrace: medieval (Ref: 1972.18)
  • Union Terrace; medieval (Ref: 1972.18)
  • Union Terrace: medieval (Ref: 1972.18)
  • Union Terrace: post-medieval (Ref: 1972.18)

Record last edited

Sep 24 2021 3:04PM


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