ROMAN WALL APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES SOUTH EAST OF MONK BAR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1259572
Date first listed:
14-Jun-1954
Date of most recent amendment:
14-Mar-1997
Statutory Address:
ROMAN WALL APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES SOUTH EAST OF MONK BAR, ALDWARK

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROMAN WALL APPROXIMATELY 20 METRES SOUTH EAST OF MONK BAR, ALDWARK

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

District:
York (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SE 60622 52178

Details

YORK

SE6052SE ALDWARK 1112-1/14/19 (North East side) 14/06/54 Roman wall approximately 20m south-east of Monk Bar (Formerly Listed as: ALDWARK Roman E Corner Tower of Fortress & walls of Interval Tower to NW)

GV I

Formerly known as: Roman Corner Towers ALDWARK. Part of the north-east wall of the Roman fortress, extending south-east to remains of east angle tower and incorporating remains of one interval tower. c200 AD on foundations c110 AD. By the IXth and VIth Legions. Earlier foundations of clay and cobble; later structures have limestone rubble core, towers and inner side of wall faced with dressed limestone, outer side of wall with ashlar. Wall approximately 60 metres long and 5 metres high in front of the angle tower; chamfered plinth and cornice, chamfered on lower face, beneath former parapet and walk, now lost. Remains of angle tower approximately 2 metres high, roughly rectangular on plan, built against curving wall of fortress east angle. Interval tower approximately 40 metres north-west of the east angle tower, approximately .66 metres visible above ground and roughly rectangular on plan. (City of York: RCHME: Roman York: HMSO: 1962-: 29-35).





Listing NGR: SE6062252178

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
462775
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
An Inventory of the City of York I Roman York, (1962), 29-35

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: 20 Apr 2001
Reference: IOE01/03346/11
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Martin Roberts. Source Historic England Archive
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