EYO6262 - 1 Percy Lane Geotech WB

Type

Event - Intervention

Location

Location 1 Percy Lane
Grid reference Centred SE 6092 5161 (52m by 25m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

On Site Archaeology

Date

2016

Map

Description

An archaeological watching brief was undertaken by On-Site Archaeology Ltd, during a geotechnical borehole programme at 1 Percy’s Lane York. This involved the monitoring of two large bore cable percussion samples and five smaller bore window samples. The assessment of the exposed deposits suggested higher natural ground to the south and east of site, falling away to the north and the area of the King’s fishpool. This variation in ground level and associated water logging may have influced the siting of St Margaret’s Church to the south. The boreholes also revealed an east west variation on the site with those boreholes located to the west encountering deposits containing substantial quantities of early modern industrial material, whilst those to the east encountered much cleaner deposits.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2016. 1 Percy Lane.

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Nov 1 2016 4:04PM

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