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

Map

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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

Summary

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History

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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

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Legacy System number: 464198

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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