Excavation on site of Salvation Army Citadel, West St Helen Street, 1972

Lombard Street (West St Helen Street)

An excavation on a vacant plot in 1972, before the Salvation Army Citadel was built, found an Iron Age posthole, an Iron Age pit containing horse skulls, a Roman ditch, foundations of a medieval building, medieval and later rubbish pits and a deep build-up of soil in a former garden.

Published Reference: D. Miles, 'Excavations at West St. Helen Street, Abingdon', Oxoniensia 40 (1975), 79-101