Anglian Tower

Coordinates: 53°57′42″N 1°05′10″W / 53.96167°N 1.08611°W / 53.96167; -1.08611

The Anglian Tower is the lower portion of a tower on the city walls of York in the English county of North Yorkshire. Its date is somewhat controversial.

The tower is located on a section of the Roman city wall in the Museum Gardens. It is a small square tower, built of stone with arched doorways and tunnel-vaulted, and has a modern plaque stating:

Despite such a bold statement, it has variously been dated to the late Roman, the sub-Roman or the Anglian period.

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