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Name:WHEEL HALL
NY SMR Number:MNY12083
Type of record:Monument
Last edited:May 7 1993 12:00AM
Grid Reference:SE 610 381
Parish:Riccall [8015]; Selby

Monument Type(s):

Other References/Statuses

  • AMIE Reference / HOB UID: 58022 WHEEL HALL
  • National Monuments Record: SE63NW4
  • Old Sites & Monuments Record Number: 12005

Full description

TRIPLE MOATED EPISCOPAL PALACE OF THE SEE OF DURHAM. 1 MOAT REMAINS. MENTIONED IN 14TH CENT. 16TH CENT REPAIRS TO CHAPEL AND 'DRAWDIKE'. 1662 REFERENCES TO THE OLD GATEHOUSE AND WATER GATE HOUSE. IN THE 18TH CENT A FARMHOUSE WAS BUILT ON THE SITE. EXTENSIVE FOUNDATIONS NOTED IN 1856. THE REMAINS OF A MOAT AROUND THE PALACE SITE AT WHEEL HALL SAID IN THE C19TH AND 1947 TO BE SURROUNDED BY A TRIPLE MOAT WITH THE RIVER OUSE FORMING THE SW SIDE. THE OS 1:10000 MAP (1989) SHOW ONLY THE NW AND NE SECTIONS SURVIVING
Form: Earthwork

Sources and further reading

<1>SNY1 - Card Index: Ordnance Survey. Various. Ordnance Survey Record Card. Various authors. SE63NW004.

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