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Ditch and Earth Bank Beside Northeast City Wall

York's perimeter defenses consisted of a wall (with towers) built on an earth bank beside a deep ditch. The ditch is now only visible to the north of the city.

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Ditch and Earth Bank Beside Northeast City Wall
Lord Mayor's Walk
York

 
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Latitude: 53.964011000000
Longitude: -1.080554000000

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The best place to see the full combination of wall, bank and ditch is from Tower 27 (aka Robin Hood Tower) on the Wall Walk (see Image 1).