Monument record MYO1714 - YORK CITY WALLS (TOWER PLACE TO DAVY TOWER)

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Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6039 5140 (49m by 32m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Defensive wall attached to No.9 Tower Place (qv), extending approximately 60 metres north-east, now forming southern boundary to Tower Place. Probably late C13. Magnesian limestone ashlar. Approximately 2 to 3 metres high with embattled parapet. Cruciform arrow slit towards No.9 (Davy Tower), and head of weathered buttress adjacent to No.2 Tower Place (qv). On inner side of wall a narrow length of original wallwalk survives behind the parapet. Wall ran originally from Davy Tower on the river bank to Castlegate Postern, demolished in 1826. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: The Defences: HMSO: 1972-: 158).
Listing NGR: SE6040351412

Derived from English Heritage LB download dated: 22/08/2005


City of York Council, 1991, 1991 City Walls Structural Survey (Unpublished document). SYO2265.

YAT, 1998, York City Walls, 3416-3479 (Unpublished document). SYO357.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: City of York Council. 1991. 1991 City Walls Structural Survey.
  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 1998. York City Walls, 3416-3479.

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Record last edited

Oct 4 2019 1:53PM

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