35 East Saint Helen Street

AAAHS excavated in the rear of this property in 1993. Discoveries included traces of a 19th century stone-mason’s yard, 17th and 18th century rubbish pits, and a large rectangular stone-lined pit with an arch on one side. This may have been a soakaway or a cess-pit. It had been filled with demolition debris, including pieces from a stone chimney which may have been medieval. Medieval and Roman pottery was also found.

Published Reference: Abingdon - 35 East St Helen Street - 1993', South Midlands Archaeology 24 (1994), 30-31