EYO6214 - Clementhorpe Maltings

Type

Event - Intervention

Location

Location Clementhorpe Maltings
Grid reference SE 6031 5102 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

2016

Map

Description

An archaeological watching brief was undertaken at Clementhorpe Maltings, Lower Darnborough Street, York between the 24th February and the 18th March 2016. Ground works involved the excavation of foundation trenches for new dividing walls within the property. This work was followed up with a further watching brief undertaken on service trenches, initially those located to the north of the Maltings building, on 31st May and 1st June 2016. A watching brief was undertaken on a drainage run located outside the western wall, between 18th August and 19th August 2016. Features relating to previous phases of the Maltings building were uncovered including internal wall footings, column pedestals and a tile floor surface. The Maltings building was constructed on top of a thick levelling deposit. Beneath this deposit five rectangular features were uncovered that were interpreted as possible grave cuts. These were not further investigated as the ground works did not impact upon them. They remain preserved in-situ.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2016. Clementhorpe Maltings WB.

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

  • CLEMENTHORPE MALTINGS (Building)

Record last edited

Mar 9 2017 3:52PM

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