Archaeology archive – Farringdon Station

Document type: Dataset
Author: Crossrail Ltd
Publication Date: 19/07/2016

  • Abstract

    This dataset comprises desk study, WSIs, building recording and archaeology fieldwork reports, associated with Crossrail Farringdon Station. Works were conducted between 2009 and 2015.

    During the excavation of a grout shaft in Charterhouse Square in March 2013, Crossrail uncovered evidence for a 14th-15th century Black Death burial ground at this location.

    During the excavation of the Farringdon Eastern Ticket hall remains relating to expansion of the city in the 16th to 17th-centuries was excavated. An important assemblage of well-preserved medieval leather-work was also found preserved within the fills of the ancient Faggeswell Brook and an associated area of marshy ground and a pond.

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