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Clifford's Tower
York Castle
53.955893° N, 1.080120° W
Tower St
01904 646940

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    “The National Heritage List for England,” English HeritageNovember 30, 2011Reprinted with permission on May 31, 2012.

    YORK SE6051SW CASTLE PRECINCT 1112-1/21/129 Clifford's Tower 14/06/54 (Formerly Listed as: CASTLE PRECINCT Clifford's Tower and portions of the outer walls of the Castle) GV I Castle keep. 1245-72; partly dismantled 1596-97; forebuilding largely rebuilt 1642-43; gutted by explosion in 1684. Restorations of 1902, 1915 and 1936. For King Henry III. MATERIALS: rubble stone faced with magnesian limestone ashlar; roof lost: forebuilding rebuilt in pinkish stone, with hipped roof of tiles. Quatrefoil on plan with rectangular projecting forebuilding. continue reading →

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  1. The National Heritage List for England. English Heritage. November 30, 2011. Web.
  2. Official Website of Clifford's Tower.” English Heritage. Web. Official website.

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October 8, 2013
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