Monument record MYO4991 - Site of Roman interval tower (SW2)


A series of six polygonal projecting stone interval towers as part of the early 4th century remodelling of the south-west defences.


Grid reference SE 6024 5187 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire
Civil Parish York, City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Conjectural site of Roman interval tower (SW2 on key plan). (1)

Location of interval tower SW2 confirmed by excavation. (2)

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 York Archaeological Trust annual report 10 26, 1997-8

Point on HER GIS is base on York 200 plan from The City Atlas and is in between SW1 and 3.

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)

Related Events/Activities (2)

Record last edited

Sep 10 2021 9:31AM


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