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Address: York Glaziers Trust | 6 Deangate, York YO1 7JB, England
Phone Number: 44-1904-557216
Description: Beautiful window located in the South Transept of the York Minster...
Beautiful window located in the South Transept of the York Minster commemorating the end of the War of the Roses in 1486.
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Beautiful

Amazing so beautiful you will be surprised especially if the sun is shining just remember there is a charge to go into the Minster

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Glasgow United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Amazing so beautiful you will be surprised especially if the sun is shining just remember there is a charge to go into the Minster

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

This is the 3rd version. The first was made before Tudor times and would not have had roses. The Tudor version had lots more lead and less light. This modern creation is held together with Epoxy Resin and has more glass and more light. Fascinating history and technology.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 365 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

As one can see from the photograph taken from outside that I've added, this is a beautiful piece of art & history and a must visit when in York. The history Behind the window is a story in itself as one can view from other reviews on here. Worth a look inside - see the minster review for costs, Enjoy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

There is so much to look at within the Minster it can be so easy to miss so many wonderful things of which this is one. Truly beautiful with so much detail and must be seen.

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

You can easily miss this window on the East side of York Minster, but it fabulous & worth looking for. The window was constructed to mark the end of the War of the Roses' so it's well old.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Normally the face of God is so far up you cannot see it, but on this fascinating tour of the work of the conservators who are working on York Minster's Great East Window I was given a close up view of the panel which tops the whole window - God "The Alpha and Omega". I arrived at York MInster at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014 via mobile

Do not miss this stunning window. Hearing about the history of it and what it represents just adds to its glory.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

This is one of those examples of having to know what you’re looking for, in order to fully appreciate it. The Rose Window sits on top of the front of York Minster, and represents the end of the Tudor wars. But if that hadn’t been pointed out to me in advance, I wouldn’t have recognised it for what it is,... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013 via mobile

From either inside or outside this is a most wonderful price of art. The glass colours are fantastic and the overall size is breathtaking. Some work ongoing so a little limited from the inside for photographs.

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York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2012

We live here in York. I still find The Rose WIndow and the other windows so impressive. You must see these while in York. Especially if it is sunny outside and the sun shines through.

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Address: Address: York Glaziers Trust | 6 Deangate, York YO1 7JB, England
Phone Number: 44-1904-557216
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York

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