Category Archives: York

Creation, Destruction, Good, Evil, Light and Dark: 34-84 Micklegate Part 2

Micklegate, York, once home to a Roman Temple to gods of creation and destruction. Continue reading

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34-84 Micklegate, York (part 1 of 2)

Picking up from where I left off with my first drawing of Micklegate, this one records the buildings from 34 to 84 as the street winds its way further towards York.  Micklegate is a living archaeological site – there is so much history layered into the fabric of the street since Roman times. Continue reading

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17-39 Blossom Street, York

This part of Blossom Street consists mostly of 19th century Georgian buildings which have weathered many a storm. Starting here with the grade 1 listed Bar Convent, now also a Living Heritage Centre, the earliest part of this building dates from 1765 although its roots go back further. Continue reading

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Mount Parade, York

If you are a fan of Georgian streets, then Mount Parade is a treasure waiting for you if you ever visit York. Continue reading

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Blossom Street, York

Time to update the archive! This is a short length of Blossom Street, right next to Micklegate Bar, the ancient and most significant south west gateway into the walled City of York. You can just see the stonework to the … Continue reading

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