EYO6340 - 7 Cumberland St WB

Type

Event - Intervention

Location

Location 7 Cumberland St
Grid reference SE 6030 5156 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

2017

Map

Description

Between the 16th and 19th June 2017 a watching brief took place to record deposits revealed during the excavation of a foundation trench at 7 Cumberland Street, York. The foundations were for a single storey rear extension to the rear of the building, within the area formerly used as a yard. Some structural remains for the buildings visible on the first edition Ordnance Survey mapping had survived later truncation. The more recent, standing, building of 7 Cumberland Street had an open cinder yard surface to the rear. Later an outbuilding had been constructed upon this, in an almost identical position to the earlier phase. Finally these were demolished before the latest yard was created. No significant archaeology was encountered during these works. However, the good preservation of earlier buildings within 500mm of the current ground level indicates there is potential for good preservation lower down.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 2017. 7 Cumberland St WB.

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Jul 13 2017 2:38PM

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