Monument record MYO4861 - Site of Roman interval tower (SW3)

Summary

A series of six polygonal projecting stone interval towers as part of the early 4th century remodelling of the south-west defences. Remains of a Roman interval tower under Border's shop, Coney Street, where a fragment of walling is incorporated in the cellar wall. Exact location point unknown.

Location

Grid reference SE 6021 5190 (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

SE60225191. A Roman interval tower (SW3 on the key plan), is situated under Border's shop, Coney Street, where a fragment of walling is incorporated in the cellar wall. Excavated in 1939. Remains interpreted as part of the rear compartment of a projecting interval tower. The remains correspond with the wall carrying the lower rampart-walk and parts of the side wall of the compartment. (1)

Siting confirmed but inspection of the remains not possible. (2)

1 An inventory of the historical monuments in the City of York. Volume I: Eburacum: Roman York
2 copies. 1962 Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, England 16
2 Field Investigators Comments F1 RW Emsley, 05-Jun-1063


RCHME, 1962, Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum, p16 (Bibliographic reference). SYO62.

NMR, 2019, NMR data (Digital archive). SYO2214.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Digital archive: NMR. 2019. NMR data.
  • --- Bibliographic reference: RCHME. 1962. Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume 1 Eboracum. 1. p16.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

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Record last edited

Sep 10 2021 9:33AM

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