Monument record MYO4760 - Site of Roman interval tower NW3

Summary

Site of a Roman interval tower excavated and destroyed in 1835.

Location

Grid reference SE 6009 5219 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Site of Roman interval tower (NW3 on key plan) excavated and destroyed in 1835. (1)

The tower measured 13ft square inside and 18 2/3 ft by 17 1/2 ft outside. In 1835 it stood to a height of 5ft above the fortress wall. It had an outer face of two single courses similar to that of the fortress wall but with two single courses of tile. See Eboracum RCHME Vol 1 for more information.


RCHME, 1962, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum, p27 (Bibliographic reference). SYO62.

Sources/Archives (1)

  • --- Bibliographic reference: RCHME. 1962. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum. 1. p27.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Sep 9 2021 3:52PM

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