Thesaurus Term/Concept: POSTERN

Identifier 68901
Status Preferred
Index? Yes
Scope Note A small gateway cut through the curtain wall or its flanking towers. Used primarily as an outlet for counter-attacking forces.

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Context Record
Monument Type MYO5065 Castlegate Postern (Monument)
Monument Type MYO5061 Friargate Postern (Monument)
Monument Type MYO4769 The Postern (Queen Margaret's Arch) (Monument)
Monument Type MYO4766 YORK CITY WALLS Fishergate Postern (Monument)
Monument Type MYO4765 YORK CITY WALLS Layerthorpe Postern (Monument)
Monument Type MYO4767 YORK CITY WALLS North St Postern (Monument)
Monument Type MYO1715 York City Walls (Baille Hill to Barker Tower) (Monument)
Monument Type MYO1734 YORK CITY WALLS (Red Tower to Fishergate Postern Tower) (Monument)
Monument Type MYO4771 York City Walls Skeldergate Postern also known as The Crane Tower (site of) (Monument)