Monday, 23 March 2015 12:58

York City Walls

Structural and Civil Consultants Ltd were appointed by York City to undertake the role of surveying and stabilising the 3.4km length of York’s city walls. York’s famous walls with walkways, bars, towers and associated buildings comprise the most intact wall structure of any city in England.

The original walls were built around 71 AD and although much of the Roman defences were destroyed by the Vikings, there are still some significant Roman remains such as the Multangular Tower in the Museum Gardens.The majority of the remaining walls, which encircle the whole of the medieval city, date from the 12th–14th century, with some reconstruction carried out in the 19th century and later.

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Monday, 23 March 2015 12:53

Lecture on conservation

The director's lecture on the principles of conservation efforts, with particular attention to S&CC Ltd's recent work on the York City Walls, is now available to watch on our new Youtube channel. Please visit our channel and Subscribe to keep up to date with future lectures, interviews and insights into forensic and civil engineering. 

 

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