EYO6535 - Castle Car Park Boreholes

Type

WATCHING BRIEF

Location

Location Castle Car Park
Grid reference Centred SE 6053 5151 (94m by 80m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

Technique(s)

Organisation

York Archaeological Trust

Date

1997

Map

Description

Seven boreholes were observed in this area, four of which encountered structural obstructions which were interpreted as likely to have been parts of the walls or foundations of the Victorian prison. In two of the boreholes organic silty deposits and a series of clays and silts were recorded. These boreholes may have been sampling material from the castle ditch and/or from within the river system of the Foss. http://www.iadb.co.uk/gaz/gaz_details.php?SiteID=995

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: York Archaeological Trust. 1997. Castle Car Park Boreholes.

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Record last edited

Sep 21 2021 10:49AM

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