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Latitude: 53.9618 / 53°57'42"N
Longitude: -1.0863 / 1°5'10"W
OS Eastings: 460045
OS Northings: 452135
OS Grid: SE600521
Mapcode National: GBR NQVM.MK
Mapcode Global: WHFC3.8PY5
Plus Code: 9C5WXW67+PF
Entry Name: Anglian Tower
Listing Date: 14 June 1954
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1257157
English Heritage Legacy ID: 464198
Location: Guildhall, York, YO1
Electoral Ward/Division: Guildhall
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: York
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: York St Michael-le-Belfrey
Church of England Diocese: York
Tagged with: Tower
SE6052SW MUSEUM GARDENS
1112-1/27/774 Anglian Tower
Formerly known as: The Roman Room MUSEUM GARDENS.
Defensive tower. Probably C7 AD on Roman footings; excavated
in 1969. Rough dressed oolitic limestone with brick vaulted
roof. Rectangular on plan, approximately 4.5 metres high.
Original access by means of narrow segment-arched doorways in
both returns. Front and rear broken by round-arched vault of
C19 tunnel, during the excavations for which the tower,
subsumed within the ramparts of the medieval walls, was
rediscovered in 1839.
(An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York:
RCHME: The Defences: HMSO: 1972-: 111).
Listing NGR: SE6049052070
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