ANGLIAN TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1257157
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Statutory Address:
ANGLIAN TOWER, MUSEUM GARDENS

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Location

Statutory Address:
ANGLIAN TOWER, MUSEUM GARDENS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60045 52135

Details

YORK

SE6052SW MUSEUM GARDENS 1112-1/27/774 Anglian Tower 14/06/54

GV I

Formerly known as: The Roman Room MUSEUM GARDENS. Defensive tower. Probably C7 AD on Roman footings; excavated in 1969. Rough dressed oolitic limestone with brick vaulted roof. Rectangular on plan, approximately 4.5 metres high. Original access by means of narrow segment-arched doorways in both returns. Front and rear broken by round-arched vault of C19 tunnel, during the excavations for which the tower, subsumed within the ramparts of the medieval walls, was rediscovered in 1839. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: RCHME: The Defences: HMSO: 1972-: 111).



Listing NGR: SE6049052070

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
464198
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York II Defences, (1972), 111

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 24 May 2001
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