Port Royal Terrestrial Archaeology Past Project

Port Royal

Parish: Kingston

Excavation Conducted on Land in Port Royal (Terrestrial Archaeology)

1968 - 1971

Phillip Mayes excavated at the Old Naval Dockyard. Some of the sites found are as follows; The Church of St. Paul 1682, a part of 17 th century High Street and a variety of structures related the 18th and 19th century function of the area as a dockyard.

1971 - 1972

Anthony Priddy excavated the following areas in Port Royal; the Church Yard of St. Peters, Fort Charles, the University of the West Indies Marine Laboratory site and 17th -19th century dwelling house foundations located on New Street.

1975 - 1984

G. A. Aaron excavated plots between Board Street, Well Street and Well site located in Port Royal.

1986 - Present

The Jamaica National Heritage Trust, Archaeology Division has excavated several plots.


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