Monument record MYO4282 - Ditch

Summary

An archaeological evaluation, comprising the excavation of two trenches, each 2 metres square and 1. 5 metres in depth, was carried out on behalf of Alston Murphy Associates in March 1998. The evaluation was situated on the site of a proposed extension to the Elmbank Hotel, The Mount, York. A single feature of archaeological significance was encountered in trench two, this being a ditch dating from mid to late 2nd century AD. This ditch contained high quality pottery, human bone and animal bone.

Location

Grid reference SE 5923 5094 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

An archaeological evaluation, comprising the excavation of two trenches, each 2 metres square and 1. 5 metres in depth, was carried out on behalf of Alston Murphy Associates in March 1998. The evaluation was situated on the site of a proposed extension to the Elmbank Hotel, The Mount, York. A single feature of archaeological significance was encountered in trench two, this being a ditch dating from mid to late 2nd century AD. This ditch contained high quality pottery, human bone and animal bone.


On-Site Archaeology, 1998, Elmbank hotel, The Mount (Unpublished document). SYO320.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Unpublished document: On-Site Archaeology. 1998. Elmbank hotel, The Mount.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Nov 10 2016 2:33PM

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