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Caption for York, Walmgate Bar C1885: This view looks south-east. This is the only one of the four bars that has retained its barbican, or outer gateway. In 1793 John Browne, historian and artist of the Minster, was born in the timber-framed house on the inner side of the bar; it was still used as living accommodation up until 1959.

An extract from York Photographic Memories.

Memories of York, Walmgate Bar c1885

I don't exactly have a memory of Walmgate but I know my GGGGrandfather John Browne was born in the house here. Would love to converse with anyone with any knowledge of this memory. I do know through extensive investigation via internet that John Browne was the Clerk of Works of York Minster when a fire occured. He also (...Read full memory)

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