Archaeology archive – Farringdon Station


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.