CITY WALLS ATTACHED TO TOWER PLACE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1259260
Date first listed:
24-Jun-1983
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
CITY WALLS ATTACHED TO TOWER PLACE, CITY WALLS

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Location

Statutory Address:
CITY WALLS ATTACHED TO TOWER PLACE, CITY WALLS

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60403 51412

Details

YORK

SE6051SW CITY WALLS 1112-1/21/6 City Wall attached to Tower Place 24/06/83 (Formerly Listed as: TOWER PLACE Wall to south of footpath running from No.9 to Tower Street)

GV I

Defensive wall attached to No.9 Tower Place (qv), extending approximately 60 metres north-east, now forming southern boundary to Tower Place. Probably late C13. Magnesian limestone ashlar. Approximately 2 to 3 metres high with embattled parapet. Cruciform arrow slit towards No.9 (Davy Tower), and head of weathered buttress adjacent to No.2 Tower Place (qv). On inner side of wall a narrow length of original wallwalk survives behind the parapet. Wall ran originally from Davy Tower on the river bank to Castlegate Postern, demolished in 1826. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: The Defences: HMSO: 1972-: 158).





Listing NGR: SE6040351412

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
463063
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York II Defences, (1972), 158

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: 04 Apr 2002
Reference: IOE01/05102/09
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