Site of Gallows at Dunnington Heath

Description of this historic site

Documentary evidence indicates that this is the the site of gallows, a structure used for execution by hanging. The gallows were in use during the Post Medieval and Imperial periods. The location was on Dunnington Heath.

Notes about this historic site

1 The road from Park Hall to Dunnington, across what was once Dunnington Heath, used to be known as Gallows Lane, from the gallows that stood on the Heath in the 18th century.

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