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Anglian Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Guildhall, York

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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

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1257157

English Heritage Legacy ID: 464198

Location: Guildhall, York, YO1

County: York

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

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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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