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York Castle Inner Bailey Southeast Tower

The semicircular Southeast Tower forms part of the 13th century perimeter defences for York Castle's inner bailey. The standing remains are all grade I listed.

The tower has five cruciform arrow slits: three at ground floor level and two at first floor level. Some of the slits terminate in oillets while the rest have square ends.

Like the South Angle Tower, the Southeast Tower has a battered (sloping) base, although this can only be seen clearly from within the grounds of York Castle Museum.

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York Castle Inner Bailey Southeast Tower
Tower Street
York

 
Coordinates
Latitude: 53.954849000000
Longitude: -1.078398000000

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The tower's exterior is partially visible from Tower Street.