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20160719

Archaeology archive – Farringdon Station

Summary

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.