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

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1259292

Date first listed: 14-Jun-1954

Date of most recent amendment: 14-Mar-1997

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

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CITY WALL FROM MULTANGULAR TOWER TO REAR OF NUMBER 8 ST LEONARDS 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 60029 52117

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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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

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 463052

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

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

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