EYO5508 - Utility Trench Burton Stone Lane


Event - Intervention


Location Burton Stone Lane
Grid reference Centred SE 5962 5275 (23m by 59m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire



York Archaeological Trust





On 29th and 30th May 2013 York Archaeological Trust undertook a watching brief on utility works in Burton Stone Lane, York. The clay seen in the bases of Trenches 1, 3 and 4 is likely to be natural and was encountered at a fairly consistent depth of c.1.1m below modern ground level. However, in Trench 2, a dark greyish-brown slightly clayey silt was still present at c.1.3m below modern ground level. This may represent a slight dip in the level of natural in the immediate vicinity. Alternatively it may be the backfill of a feature but if so it must be quite large since the deposit seemed to be present over the entire base of the trench, measuring c.1.8m by 1.3m. Other than this the remaining deposits seemed to be agricultural in nature and undated or modern deposits associated with existing services. It is believed that no archaeology of any great significance was disturbed during these works.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 2013. Utility Trench Burton Stone Lane.

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Dec 8 2016 4:44PM


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