Monument record MYO1732 - YORK CITY WALLS (MULTANGULAR TOWER TO REAR OF 8 STLEONARD'S)

Summary

Duplicate Record - See MYO1075

Location

Grid reference SE 6002 5211 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Full Description

Medieval defensive wall approximately 75 metres long from the Multangular Tower, Museum Gardens (qv) to rear of No.8 St Leonard's Place (qv). 1250-70; excavated 1969. Magnesian limestone ashlar, underbuilt in places with cobbles. Embattled wall varying in height from 3.5 to 5.0 metres, with sloped copings. Inserted doorway with corbelled lintel adjacent to Multangular Tower. 7 squat buttresses with offsets on outer side of wall, one and traces of other on inside: wallwalk approximately 0.5 metres wide. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: The Defences: HMSO: 1972-: 111).
Listing NGR: SE6002952117

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

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Record last edited

Sep 30 2019 11:53AM

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