13th century Clifford's Tower (York Castle), York, York

13th century Clifford's Tower (York Castle), York, York
Photograph taken 1997 © Peter Dunn. Source Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: J970193

A reconstruction drawing showing the building the Great Gate in the bailey wall. It was built in stone in the late 13th century. This followed on from when other stone defences were added around the bailey by Henry III between 1245 and 1262. It iwas also when the keep was rebuilt in stone. Read detailed archaeological description.

Location

York York

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

reconstruction drawing town castle motte bailey defence gate river bridge wall medieval (1066 - 1484) english heritage