Cliffords Tower
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Go Historic ID
319058
names
Clifford's Tower
York Castle
coordinates
53.955893° N, 1.080120° W
styles/periods
categories
address
Tower St
YO1 9SA
phone
01904 646940

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  • Listed Building Description

    “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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Bibliography of Clifford's Tower

  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.

Article Info

Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
August 4, 2014