EYO6165 - Newington Hotel, Mount Vale




Location Newington Hotel, 147-151 Mount Vale
Grid reference Centred SE 5926 5076 (68m by 59m) (2 map features)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire



On Site Archaeology





DBA prepared at the request of Mount Vale Venture LLP to provide information regarding the archaeological potential of the site of Newington Hotel, Mount Vale, York. The site lies in an area with a high potential to contain archaeological deposits, within the City Centre Area of Archaeological Importance. The surrounding area has been shown to contain Roman burials, which have been discovered from the 19th century onwards. Excavations in the 1950s confirmed that burials extended into the site itself. During the medieval period the site was undeveloped and a number of archaeological investigations in the area have encountered agricultural soils. From the 19th century the site was occupied by residential properties, which still stand today, together with several subsequent extensions. Parts of the site remain open, predominantly in use as car parks. There is no evidence to suggest that the site is likely to contain archaeological deposits or features of such significance as to prevent development.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2015. Newington Hotel, Mount Vale.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • Trentholme Drive cemetery (Monument)

Record last edited

Jan 7 2022 11:19AM


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