Volume: Clifford's Tower, York

1902 - 2014
York Castle, Castle Precinct, York
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York Castle, Clifford's Tower, York
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205 drawings principally covering the part of the site known as Clifford's Tower and the motte it occupies, but also including the medieval curtain wall and bastions of York Castle as well as the court and prison buildings within or on the site of the medieval curtain wall.

There are site plans; elevations showing movement in the fabric - some hand-coloured; works to underpin and consolidate the southeast part of the tower; works on the wall walk and railings; electrical services diagrams and plans; elevations showing stone replacement and a series of record drawings of the stonework of the castle, including a photogrammetric survey of the interior south lobe of the tower, and a complete photogrammetric survey of the interior and exterior faces of the tower. Additional plans added are mainly concerning the construction of a ticket office shop, museum and the provision of modern amenities to the site.

Archival History

Drawings kept in three folders


This is part of the Series: EHC01/022 English Heritage Plans and Measured Drawings; within the Collection: EHC01 English Heritage(EH):Archive

This Volume is divided into 9 Jobs and 114 Child Records
This Volume contains the following materials:
Excavation Drawing: 2
Map: 3
Measured Drawing: 168
Measured Survey: 10
Photogrammetric Survey: 22
Photograph (Digital): 14


Copyright Crown Copyright. Historic England Archive

Copyright Historic England Archive


People & Organisations

Creator of Archive: Office Of Works

Creator of Archive: Michael Heal Assoc

Creator of Archive: Department Of The Environment

Creator of Archive: Ministry Of Public Building And Works

Creator of Archive: Ministry Of Works

Creator of Archive: English Heritage

Creator of Archive: Greenhatch Group

Creator of Archive: Allen Tod Architecture

Creator of Archive: Tod, Allen


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