York, Bishopthorpe Palace Gate c.1885

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Caption for York, Bishopthorpe Palace Gate C1885: The palace was built by the 33rd Archbishop of York, Walter de Gray, in about 1250, using stone from a previous manor house that he had had demolished. There is a large amount of wonderful medieval stained glass in the building, including the shields of nineteen of the past archbishops in the dining room.

An extract from York Photographic Memories.

Memories of York


My first real job, not counting student employment, was working in Godfrey's Book Shop, Stonegate, York. The shop was at that time the largest antiquarian bookstore in the North of England - unfortunately it no longer exists. It was owned by Mr. Duffield and managed by Mr. Jan Janieurek. Originally from Poland, Jan was an (...Read full memory)

Hello all you Yorkshire people, wherever you may now be... Here is a poem I wrote about good old York. Enjoy. Shopping in the Shambles on a snowy Christmas Eve Playing hide and seek in Acomb Wood Watching Andy Pandy by the fire in our front room Pear drops.. Rowntree's pastilles.. Yorkshire pud... Lupins and Sweet Williams, red (...Read full memory)

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