14th century Clifford's Tower (York Castle), York, York

14th century Clifford's Tower (York Castle), York, York
Photograph taken 1997 © Peter Dunn. Source Historic England Archive Photo Library ref: J970192

A cutaway reconstruction drawing of what Clifford's Tower looked like in the mid 14th Century. It was the castle's keep. It was built on the man-made earth motte in the 13th century. Here you can see a view of what the living and working conditions inside might have been like. This site is now in the care of English Heritage (2010).Read detailed archaeological description.

Location

York York

Period

Medieval (Middle Ages) (1066 - 1484)

Tags

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