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Ranked #1 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Neighborhoods; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Shambles (or The Shambles as it is often referred to) is a street in the city centre of York with a long and interesting... more » Owner description: Shambles (or The Shambles as it is often referred to) is a street in the city centre of York with a long and interesting past. Dating Back to Medieval times it was once the street of the Butcher Shops. Today the Shambles is Europe's most visited street, attracting tourist, shoppers and business clients. « less
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Ranked #2 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Architectural Buildings; Religious Sites; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral features magnificent 14th- and 15th-century stained... more » Owner description: Dating back to medieval times, this splendid Church of England cathedral features magnificent 14th- and 15th-century stained glass, stonework and elaborate tombs. « less
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Ranked #3 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall is one of York’s medieval marvels. Set in beautiful gardens in the heart of historical York,... more » Owner description: The Merchant Adventurers’ Hall is one of York’s medieval marvels. Set in beautiful gardens in the heart of historical York, it is open for public use as a museum, wedding and hospitality venue and meeting place some 650 years after construction began in 1357. This stunning timber framed building was constructed by a fraternity made up of York citizens to provide a base for charity, worship and business. Today, as well as being a fascinating accredited museum it is also a scheduled ancient monument and Grade 1 listed building.The Hall is home to many remarkable collections. Including silver, furniture and paintings, which provide a glimpse into the rich history of the Hall and the people associated with it. The Hall also remains the everyday base for the Company of Merchant Adventurers of the City of York. They invite you to discover the secrets of this unique guild hall and its 650 years of history. « less
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Ranked #4 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: William II laid the foundation to this abbey during the 11th century, which became known as the most powerful and wealthiest... more » Owner description: William II laid the foundation to this abbey during the 11th century, which became known as the most powerful and wealthiest monastery in the North of England at that time. « less
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Ranked #5 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: The official residence of the Lord Mayor of York and is one of York's great historic treasures houses and one of its best... more » Owner description: The official residence of the Lord Mayor of York and is one of York's great historic treasures houses and one of its best kept secrets of York's civic history from the simplicity of the hall way to the grandeur of the Stateroom, from seeking the secret drawers hidden in a bureau to discovering the chamber pot, The Mansion House is a fascinating building just waiting to be discovered! « less
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Ranked #6 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #7 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: At the time of its opening in June 1877, this railroad station was the center of Britain's rail network and the largest... more » Owner description: At the time of its opening in June 1877, this railroad station was the center of Britain's rail network and the largest station in Europe. « less
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Ranked #8 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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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Ranked #9 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
This church-turned-café is a hive of activity but still retains a peaceful charm.
Ranked #10 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ranked #11 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Historic Sites; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
This substantial stone tower was built in 1233 by Henry III featuring an unusual design of interlocking circles.
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Ranked #12 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: There are four "bars" or entryways, usually in the form of an arch, which allow access through the ancient stonewalls... more » Owner description: There are four "bars" or entryways, usually in the form of an arch, which allow access through the ancient stonewalls surrounding the city of York. « less
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Ranked #13 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Mysterious Sites; Landmarks
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Ranked #14 of 24 Landmarks in York
Owner description: Howsham Mill is an 18th century watermill near Malton in North Yorkshire, designed by John Carr of York as a garden folly in... more » Owner description: Howsham Mill is an 18th century watermill near Malton in North Yorkshire, designed by John Carr of York as a garden folly in the Gothic style. It has been restored as an education centre in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, generating renewable energy. « less
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Ranked #15 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Historic Sites; Monuments/ Statues; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: Re-erected next to the Minster, this 22-foot-high Roman column is a remnant from an old Roman fortress, which serves as a... more » Owner description: Re-erected next to the Minster, this 22-foot-high Roman column is a remnant from an old Roman fortress, which serves as a reminder that a huge Roman hall (or Principia) once occupied the site where the Minster now stands. « less
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Ranked #16 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Observatories/ Planetariums; Landmarks
Owner description: Built in 1831-33, this observatory has been used for more than 150 years and contains the 1850 Thomas Cooke telescope along... more » Owner description: Built in 1831-33, this observatory has been used for more than 150 years and contains the 1850 Thomas Cooke telescope along with interesting exhibits chronicling the development of scientific instruments. « less
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Ranked #17 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Owner description: This is a great place to meet people, shop or to be entertained by street performers, all surrounded by charming and historic... more » Owner description: This is a great place to meet people, shop or to be entertained by street performers, all surrounded by charming and historic buildings including St. Helen's Church and The Mansion House. « less
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Ranked #18 of 24 Landmarks in York
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Ranked #19 of 24 Landmarks in York
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Ranked #20 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Architectural Buildings; Observation Decks/ Towers; Landmarks
Located in the Museum Gardens, this is the most intact section of the Roman walls of Old York, which is dated around 300AD.
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Ranked #21 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
Once a graveyard until 1937, this lively city square is filled with busy shoppers, jugglers and street performers.
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Ranked #22 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Architectural Buildings; Historic Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Located within the York Minster, this 13th-century, octagonal Chapter House features unique roof vaulting: despite the... more » Owner description: Located within the York Minster, this 13th-century, octagonal Chapter House features unique roof vaulting: despite the building's huge size, there is no central pillar or other visible means to support the roof. « less
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Ranked #23 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Architectural Buildings; Landmarks
Owner description: Home to the York Tourist Information Center, this building was built in 1841 and named after Walter de Grey, the famous mid... more » Owner description: Home to the York Tourist Information Center, this building was built in 1841 and named after Walter de Grey, the famous mid 13th-century Archbishop of York. « less
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Ranked #24 of 24 Landmarks in York
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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