Monument record MYO4769 - The Postern (Queen Margaret's Arch)

Summary

The Postern, or Queen Margaret's Arch, was built in 1497 at the same time as the adjacent Postern Tower, (SE 65 SW 632), and formed a gateway through the north-east part of St Mary's Abbey precinct walls.

Location

Grid reference Centred SE 6010 5224 (1m by 0m)
Map sheet SE65SW
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire

Map

Type and Period (1)

Full Description

NMR:

1 An inventory of the historical monuments in the City of York. Volume II: the defences 173 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, England
2 List of Buildings of Special Architectural or Historic Interest City of York, 14-Mar-1997


NMR, NMR data (Unpublished document). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1972, An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume II The Defences, p173 (Monograph). SYO63.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1972. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume II The Defences. p173.

Protected Status/Designation

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Nov 10 2020 1:26PM

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