Excavations at 33-35 Eastgate, Beverley, 1983-86
D H Evans
Humber Archaeology Partnership.
D G Tomlinson
North East Lincolnshire Council
This volume examines the complex development of a series of tenements in an industrial suburb to the northeast of Beverley Minster. Iron smithing, flax and hemp preparation and shoemaking are all attested in this area during the later eleventh and early twelfth centuries, but from the mid-twelfth until the later fourteenth century emphasis shifted towards dyeing of textiles. A mass of structural evidence for this activity was recovered from eight phases, allowing for the most detailed and comprehensive examination of a dye-works from medieval Britain.