EYO6032 - Ebor Carpet Warehouse, Acomb

Type

Event - Intervention

Location

Location 83a Front Street, Acomb
Grid reference Centred SE 5717 5122 (29m by 26m)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

On Site Archaeology

Date

Not recorded.

Map

Description

An intermittent watching brief was carried out within the Ebor Carpet Warehouse, 83a Front Street, Acomb, by On Site Archaeology Ltd. The job involved the supervision of the excavation of a series of six narrow, shallow foundation trenches for new internal walls within the existing building. A total of two features of archaeological interest were uncovered as well as one modern pit. In Trench 4, a shallow and indistinct linear feature was revealed that contained no finds. In Trench 5, the truncated remains of a soil profile were found, which contained an assemblage of late medieval pottery and roof tile. This discovery reinforces the fact that this area of Acomb was the focus for medieval activity, but does not provide enough detail to be certain of the nature of that activity on this particular site.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2006. Ebor Carpet Warehouse 83A Front Street Acomb.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Front Street Chapel, Acomb (Monument)

Record last edited

Apr 28 2015 9:55AM

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