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CITY WALL FROM MULTANGULAR TOWER TO REAR OF NUMBER 8 ST LEONARDS PLACE

List Entry Summary

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

Name: CITY WALL FROM MULTANGULAR TOWER TO REAR OF NUMBER 8 ST LEONARDS PLACE

List entry Number: 1259292

Location

CITY WALL FROM MULTANGULAR TOWER TO REAR OF NUMBER 8 ST LEONARDS PLACE, CITY WALLS

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

County:

District: York

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 463052

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

YORK

SE6052SW CITY WALLS 1112-1/27/3 City Wall from Multangular Tower to 14/06/54 rear of No.8 St Leonard's Place (Formerly Listed as: The City Walls)

GV I

Defensive wall approximately 75 metres long from the Multangular Tower, Museum Gardens (qv) to rear of No.8 St Leonard's Place (qv). 1250-70; excavated 1969. Magnesian limestone ashlar, underbuilt in places with cobbles. Embattled wall varying in height from 3.5 to 5.0 metres, with sloped copings. Inserted doorway with corbelled lintel adjacent to Multangular Tower. 7 squat buttresses with offsets on outer side of wall, one and traces of other on inside: wallwalk approximately 0.5 metres wide. (An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York: The Defences: HMSO: 1972-: 111).



Listing NGR: SE6002952117

Selected Sources

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

National Grid Reference: SE 60029 52117

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