York, 16-22 Coppergate
Lavatory (or garderobe) seat
12th- 13th century

Oak. It is made from a rectangular board and has a central hole the edges of which are chamfered on one face. It was found in the cess pit where it was used.
Dimensions: L.1.07m, W.360, T.28mm

Bibliography :
Morris, C.A., 2000. Craft, Industry and Everyday Life: Wood and Woodworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York, The Archaeology of York 17/13, 2304-8, 8950
Location and accession details
York Archaeological Trust 1976-81.7, sf16280

(Photo: S. I. Hill © York Archaeological Trust)

Previous photo  Back to index  Next photo