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Record Details

HER Number:04547/01
Type of record:Monument
Name:Doncaster Town Medieval Ditch, 20-28 Cleveland Street

Summary

Ditch

Grid Reference:SE 575 031
Map Sheet:SE50SE
Parish:DONCASTER CENTRAL, Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Map:Show location on GoogleMaps (to an accuracy of 100m only)

Monument Types:

  • DITCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds:

  • None
  • Full Description

    <1/2> Evaluation in 1996 identified a large feature in the north of the site, from which medieval material was recovered. This is likely to have been the medieval town ditch of Doncaster, known to have occupied this approximate area. In the south of the site, household waste may have been discarded along the margin of the ditch. Finds from the site included a bone pin, green glazed pottery, and bone.

    <3> A large Medieval ditch [see PIN00422/04], running parallel to Printing Office Street, was also identified to the west during evaluation in 1992, on land off Cleveland Street - this is likely to be a continuation of this feature.

    Sources and further reading

    <1>SSY2035 - Grey Literature Report: West Yorkshire Archaeology Service. 1996. Yate's Wine Lodge, Doncaster: Archaeological Evaluation.
    <2>SSY2036 - Grey Literature Report: ASWYAS. 2006. yate's Wine Lodge Doncaster South Yorkshire: Archaeological Excavation.
    <3>SSY674 - Grey Literature Report: South Yorkshire Archaeology Unit. 1992. Interim Report on the Archaeological Evaluation of Land off Cleveland Street, Doncaster, South Yorkshire.. Atkinson, S..

    Related records

    05025Related to: Doncaster Medieval Town Ditch, Doncaster Interchange (Monument)
    00414/01Related to: East Bar, also known as Sun Bar gate, Doncaster (Monument)
    00422/04Related to: Medieval and post-medieval features, Priory Walk, Doncaster (Monument)
    00423/01Related to: West Barr, or Gillot Bar, Doncaster (Monument)

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