Monument record MYO4169 - Site of Royal House


Several sources suggest that a Royal House ('domus regi') was constructed by the first Norman Kings on the west bank of the Ouse to be used by Royal visitors. Its suggetsed location is to the west of Tanner Row within the former Roman Colonia. It had a chapel dedicated to Mary Magedelane and was used for meetings of the county court. It was one of the most important royal houses in England, in the early 1130s the hereditary custodian of the house was granted a fee of 5d per day, just 2d less than the keeper of the palace at Westminster.


Grid reference SE 5972 5166 (point)
Map sheet SE55SE
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

RCHME, 1972, RCHME City of York Volume III South-west of the Ouse, p53 (Monograph). SYO64.

2013, Christians and Jews in Angevin England (Bibliographic reference). SYO1657.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Bibliographic reference: 2013. Christians and Jews in Angevin England.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1972. RCHME City of York Volume III South-west of the Ouse. p53.

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Record last edited

Jul 13 2015 4:24PM


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