SE6051 : Baile Hill Tower, York

taken 9 months ago, near to York, Great Britain

Baile Hill Tower, York
Baile Hill Tower, York
Built 1878 when the walls adjacent to Skeldergate Bridge were demolished. Listed Grade I as part of the section of walls from here round the western side of the city centre to Lendal Bridge.
York City Walls
York has, since Roman times, been defended by walls of one form or another. To this day, substantial portions of the walls remain, and York has more miles of intact wall than any other city in England.
There are 6 gates through the Walls - Bootham Bar, Monk Bar, Walmgate Bar, Micklegate Bar, Fishergate Bar & Victoria Bar.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 December, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 2 January, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre  Defence, Military 
Place (from Tags)
York City Walls 
Period (from Tags)
Late 19th Century 
Date (from Tags)
1878 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6029 5127 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.2412N 1:4.9652W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6029 5126
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Grade I Listed 

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