Monument record MYO4694 - YORK CITY WALLS between Walmgate Bar and Fishergate Bar (Chainage 2900-3250)


This section of wall includes Fishergate Bar, which was blocked up for a very long period after damage at the end of the 16th century. There appear to be many records relating to expenditure on this stretch of wall, one relating to the rebuilding of a stretch funded by the local benefactor Sir William Todd. The Bar was reopened in the 19th century, but is currently only open to pedestrians and cyclists - the paving scheme here was introduced in 2015.


Grid reference Centred SE 6092 5133 (273m by 130m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

YAT, 1992, York City Walls Walmgate/Fishergate chainage 3100-3200 Watching Brief (Unpublished document). SYO941.

YAT, 1993, City Walls chainages 2531.2 3316-3324, 3061.8-3089 (Unpublished document). SYO942.

YAT, 1996, City Walls Chainage 2919 - 3247 (Unpublished document). SYO946.

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 1992. York City Walls Walmgate/Fishergate chainage 3100-3200 Watching Brief.
  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 1993. City Walls chainages 2531.2 3316-3324, 3061.8-3089.
  • --- Unpublished document: YAT. 1996. City Walls Chainage 2919 - 3247.

Protected Status/Designation

Related Monuments/Buildings (6)

Related Events/Activities (7)

Record last edited

Apr 6 2021 1:32PM


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