Tyne and Wear HER(17236): Sunderland, Low Street, post-medieval structures - Details
Sunderland, Low Street, post-medieval structures
An archaeological evaluation of a single trench on the corner of High Street East and Low Street revealed archaeological deposits in the form of ballast dumps cut by phases of wall of probable post-medieval origin. The walls were a mixture of clay bonded stone, possibly representing an early building plot on the riverside, and later stone bnd brick walls of larger buildings. The evaluation showed that in this area well preserved walls pre-dating 18th-19th century cellars surive at 1.2m bgl.
Tyne and Wear Musuems, 2009, High Street East, Sunderland - Archaeological Evaluation; Tyne and Wear Musuems, 2009, High Street East, Sunderland- Archaeological Assessment