Black plaque № 9297 in York

Walmgate Bar. Probably built in the reign of Edward I. The wood and plaster building on the inner side is of the Elizabethan period. This Bar was greatly damaged during the siege of York 1644 by Parliamentarians' battery fire from Lamel Hill. The portcullis and gates remain and this Bar alone retains its barbican which was erected in the reign of Edward III. The Arms of Henry V are on the outer side. The Bar was restored in 1648 and completely renovated in 1959.
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