Features at Pontefract Castle

Explore the open archaeological data from our digs at Pontefract Castle

Basic Information

  • Modern Pit


  • Context: PON_1035
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    • Modern sub-circular pit
    • Indie Jago
    • 17-10-2019
  • Context: PON_1039
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    • Fill of modern pit [1035]
    • Nat Jackson
    • 18-10-2019


    • F114 cut F113 and was somewhat smaller and had a circular in plan; it was filled with similar material (mixed sandstone, 18th or 19th century CBM rubble and sherds of 17th and 18th century pottery) although a number of pottery sherds date it to the 19th century.
      • Indie Jago
    • 27-4-2021

Dating Narrative

    • Deconstruction of the gatehouse (mid 17th to mid 19th century)
      • Indie Jago
    • 27-4-2021