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Section of Wall Running West from Polymond Tower to Remains of Semi-Circular Tower to East of Bargat, Southampton

Description: Section of Wall Running West from Polymond Tower to Remains of Semi-Circular Tower to East of Bargat

Grade: I
Date Listed: 14 July 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 135953

OS Grid Reference: SU4209211627
OS Grid Coordinates: 442092, 111627
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9026, -1.4028

Location: York Buildings, Southampton SO14 3HH

Locality: Southampton
County: Southampton
Country: England
Postcode: SO14 3HH

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There is also a scheduled monument, Town Wall: Section from Bargate E and Including Polymond Tower, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

Listing Text

Section of wall running
west from Polymond Tower
to remains of semi-circular
tower to East of Bargate
and small part south of
Polymond Tower
(formerly listed under
York Gate and adjoining
parts of City Wall)
SU 4211 4/256 14.7.55


Remains of mediaeval city walls. Built of stone rising to 15 feet in height.
There is a gap where the wall was breached in 1769 and York Gate (demolished
in 1961) was erected. The wall is scheduled as an ancient monument.

Listing NGR: SU4214611524

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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