EYO6634 - 2 The Crescent EVA




Location 2 The Crescent
Grid reference SE 5954 5131 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire



On Site Archaeology





An archaeological trial trench evaluation was carried out by On-Site Archaeology on land to the rear of 2 The Crescent, York. This was carried out in advance of the submission of a planning application for the construction of three new dwellings in an existing walled garden and followed pre-application advice issued by the City of York Council. The work consisted of the hand excavation of a single 3m x 3m evaluation trench located within garden. This revealed natural deposits at a depth of 0.50m below the modern ground surface. Several pits, all containing medieval pottery, were recorded cutting into the natural. These were sealed by a dump deposits and modern topsoil. No Roman period features were recorded despite the location of the site within a known Roman cemetery, close to a Roman road. Occasional Roman artefacts were recovered from the medieval and later deposits.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 2019. 2 The Crescent EVA.

Related Monuments/Buildings (2)

  • 1-7 The Crescent (Building)
  • Blossom Street Roman Cemetery (part of) (Monument)

Record last edited

Jun 5 2023 11:15AM


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