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The Multangular Tower is located between St.Leonard’s Hospital and the Abbey of St.Mary ruins and is one of the “not to miss” sights in the beautiful Museum Gardens. It dates back to the Roman history of York and serves a a great example of Roman...More
When you think that something has been standing for 2,000 years, its kind of mind boggling to think of what this structure has witnessed. This place has real Roman caskets that we made 2,000 years ago and have stayed there for that long. Incredible.
The Roman Multangular Tower can be found in the Museum Gardens and is one of a number of sites in the garden which makes them so special. There is a path through the fern garden which takes you inside the tower (however there is a...More
Most of the Roman construction in York is buried well below ground indicating how the street - levels have risen in the several hundred years since Eboracum was established. The lowest strata are a small fragment of the impressive fort created by the Romans. That...More
The Tower get's it name from it's 10 sided construction and is the only surviving tower out of eight that protected the city. Walk around the tower and you can see exposed parts of the wall and how well they were constructed, it's amazing that...More
Others have been a little dismissive of this piece of history in the delightful museum gardens. The fact that this tower still stands is testament to the strength of the original foundations which formed part of the defences to the garrison of Roman Eboracum now...More