Wakefield Town Defences
Has been described as a Possible Urban Defence
There are no visible remains
|Name||Wakefield Town Defences
|1974 Authority||West Yorkshire
Wakefield is listed by Bond as a post-Conquest defensive circuit consisting of earthen defences with no remains but no reference is given.
Historic England (PastScape) Defra or Monument number(s)
County Historic Environment Record
|OS Map Grid Reference||SE333208
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- Creighton, O.H. and Higham, R.A., 2005, Medieval Town Walls (Stroud: Tempus) p. 268
- Bond, C.J., 1987, 'Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Defences' in Schofield, J. and Leech, R. (eds) Urban Archaeology in Britain (CBA Research Report 61) p. 92-116 online copy
- Barley, M.W., 1975, 'Town Defences in England and Wales after 1066' in Barley (ed) The plans and topography of medieval towns in England and Wales (CBA Research Report 14) p. 57-71 download/view online
- Walker, J.M., 1934, Wakefield, its History and People (West Yorkshire Printing Co.) p. 53