Monument record MYO4628 - YORK CITY WALLS Baile Hill (TOWER 1)
|Grid reference||SE 6029 5127 (point)|
|Civil Parish||York, City of York, North Yorkshire|
Type and Period (1)
Baile Hill Tower 1878 when walls adjacent to Skeldergate Bridge (qv) were demolished.
Baile Hill Tower: 2 storeys with embattled parapet. Flight of steps to wallwalk passes through tower from foot of rampart, through arched doorway with stilted 2-centred head. Other openings are 3 slit lights in chamfered openings and 2 arrow slits with oillets, one blocked.
English Heritage LB Description
RCHME, 1972, An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume II The Defences, p91 (Monograph). SYO63.
NMR, 2019, NMR data (Digital archive). SYO2214.
- Conservation Area Conservation Area 1: Central Historic Core Conservation Area
- Listed Building (I) 463065: BARKER TOWER AND NORTH STREET POSTERN AND CITY WALL FROM BAILE HILL TO BARKER TOWER AND MICKLEGATE BAR AND VICTORIA BAR
- Scheduled Monument 1004910: City Walls, gates, posterns (not including the section from Bootham Bar to Monk Bar, N of the Minster, now part of National Monument No 13280), moats, mounds, Bayle (or Baile) Hill, St Leonard's Hospital and Merchant Taylor's Hall, Aldwark
Related Monuments/Buildings (4)
- Part of: York City Walls (Baille Hill to Barker Tower) (Monument) (MYO1715)
- Part of: York City Walls in entirety (Monument) (MYO3631)
- Related to: YORK CITY WALL between Tower 1 and 2 Chainage 0-100 (Monument) (MYO4629)
- Related to: YORK CITY WALLS RAMPART (Tower 1 to Victoria Bar) (Monument) (MYO4657)
Related Events/Activities (2)
Record last edited
May 11 2023 10:19AM