Monument record MYO4830 - Civil War Sconce, Clementhorpe

Summary

Site of a small Royalist sconce captured by the besieging Scots on June 6th 1644.

Location

Grid reference SE 6015 5073 (point)
Map sheet SE65SW
Unitary Authority City of York, North Yorkshire

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Type and Period (1)

Full Description

The fort at Nun Mill Hill (NG 60135074) commanded the road from Bishopthorpe, and 'was strengthened with a double ditch, wherein there were about 120 souldiers'. No traces of it remain: Southlands Methodist Church now occupies the site.

An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 2, the Defences. P.23


NMR, NMR data (Unassigned). SYO2214.

RCHME, 1972, An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume II The Defences (Monograph). SYO63.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unassigned: NMR. NMR data.
  • --- Monograph: RCHME. 1972. An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in the City of York, Volume II The Defences.

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Related Events/Activities (1)

Record last edited

Feb 24 2020 3:11PM

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