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05 Black and White prints only of York

Robert  J Gipson | Wall to the minster.

Wall to the minster.

A view from the City of York Roman walls across the city to the sun lit Minster. One of the most popular spots in York for a memorable picture. They are known variously as York City Walls, the Bar Walls and the Roman walls. In the distance is Micklegate Bar, one of the four old gated entrances into the city. A lot of the wall is open to the public. A good stroll can be had with views across the city centre on the way round. It has an estimated walk time of about 1 hour with a climb distance of 20 metres.
Robert  J Gipson | York Minster bell tower

York Minster bell tower

One of the bell towers at the west end of York City minster. The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of Saint Peter in York, commonly known as York Minster, is the cathedral of York in the county of Yorkshire, England. The two west towers of the minster hold bells, clock chimes and a concert carillon.
Robert  J Gipson | York Roman wall walk

York Roman wall walk

Part of the famous roman walls around the city of York in North Yorkshire. They are known variously as York City Walls, the Bar Walls and the Roman walls. In the distance is Micklegate Bar, one of the four old gated entrances into the city.
Robert  J Gipson | The apartments

The apartments

A modern apartmant building in the City of York in the county of Yorkshire.
Robert  J Gipson | The Grand York

The Grand York

The Grand Hotel in the city of York North Yorkshire. Built in 1906 as a ‘Palace of Business’ for the North Eastern Railway Company it is now a five star comtemporary hotel. On the right of the picture is the North Eastern Railway War Memorial which is the First World War memorial in York in northern England.
Robert  J Gipson | The Hospitium coasters.

The Hospitium coasters.

The Hospitium can be found in museum gardens in the City of York, in the county of Yorkshire, England. it was one of the now ruined Sy Marys abby support buildings. The stone ground floor mostly dates to the 1300s with the water gate arch added around 1500. Its not known for sure what it was originally used for, the official listing of the building suggests that it was a place for visitors to stay. This image suitable for round or square coasters only.
Robert  J Gipson | The Shambles of York

The Shambles of York

The Shambles is an old street in York, in the county of Yorkshire, England, with overhanging timber-framed buildings, some dating back as far as the fourteenth century.
Robert  J Gipson | The olde buildings of York

The olde buildings of York

One of the many old timber frame building in the City of York in the county of Yorkshire, England.
Robert  J Gipson | River Ouse in York

River Ouse in York

A view from Lendal bridge across the river Ouse. Guildhal on the left and Ouse bridge in the distance.
Robert  J Gipson | Ruins of St Mary's Abbey.

Ruins of St Mary's Abbey.

Part of the ruins of St Marys Abbey, can be found in the Museum gardens in York, Yorkshire. First built in 1088, are all that remains of one of the wealthiest and most powerful Benedictine monasteries in England. One of those must visit locations to visit while in the City.
Robert  J Gipson | St Helen's Church, Stonegate, York

St Helen's Church, Stonegate, York

St Helen's Church, Stonegate, York. One of the many churches in the ancient city. dates from the 14th century. It was declared redundant in 1551 and partially demolished, but survived and was later brought back into use.
Robert  J Gipson | St Mary's abbey in york ruins.

St Mary's abbey in york ruins.

Part of the ruins of St Marys Abbey, can be found in the Museum gardens in York, Yorkshire. First built in 1088, are all that remains of one of the wealthiest and most powerful Benedictine monasteries in England. One of those must visit locations to visit while in the City.
Robert  J Gipson | York Lendal Bridge, tower and the river Ouse.

York Lendal Bridge, tower and the river Ouse.

A view across the river Ouse in the City of York in the county of Yorkshire, England. It was 1863 when the bridge opened after the first bridge collapsed during construction, killing five men. A toll was established. The charge was half a penny for foot passengers, a penny for animals and twopence for horse-drawn. Now it is a major crossing over the river Ouse.
Robert  J Gipson | Old buildings and over the roofs of York

Old buildings and over the roofs of York

This is the city of York in the county of North Yorkshire showing some of the various old buildings and roof in the city.
Robert  J Gipson | Lendal Bridge and tower

Lendal Bridge and tower

A view across the river Ouse in the City of York in the county of Yorkshire, England. It was 1863 when the bridge opened after the first bridge collapsed during construction, killing five men. A toll was establised.  The charge was half a penny for foot passengers, a penny for animals and twopence for horse-drawn 
Robert  J Gipson | York Minster West

York Minster West

The distinctive heart shape tracery atop The Great West Window of York minster can be seen in this picture between the mighty bell towers.
Robert  J Gipson | Minster with bubbles

Minster with bubbles

Spot the bubbles. A cityscape view of the mighty York Minster with some soap bubbles near the towers.
Robert  J Gipson | The Foss in York

The Foss in York

Part of the river Foss as it runs through the City of York in the county of North Yorkshire England.
Robert  J Gipson | Across the river Ouse

Across the river Ouse

In the centre of the picture the round tower was used to secure a chain passed across the river from Lendal tower in the mid distance. This was to stop invaders and collect tolls from ships entering the city. Lendal bridge on the right and in the far distance a glimpse of the wonderful York Minster.
Robert  J Gipson | Lendal Tower with Minster in York

Lendal Tower with Minster in York

This is Lendal Tower in the city of York. Build around 1300 its first use was to protect the City with a large iron chain stored in the tower which was pulled across the river to prevent invaders and unwanted visitors. It was 1677 when the tower was leased for 500 years to the York waterworks company. Water was pumped from the tower into pipes that ran throughout York. This role continued for 200 years, until in 1836 a dedicated engine house was built. A hint of the mighty York minster can be seen in the background.
Robert  J Gipson | Kings Staith York

Kings Staith York

A monochrome, black and white picture of kings Staith which runs alongside the River Ouse in the City of York in the conty of North Yorkshire, England.
Robert  J Gipson | York, museum gardens Hospitium.

York, museum gardens Hospitium.

The Hospitium can be found in museum gardens in the City of York, in the county of Yorkshire, England. it was one of the now ruined Sy Marys abby support buildings. The stone ground floor mostly dates to the 1300s with the water gate arch added around 1500. Its not known for sure what it was originally used for, the official listing of the building suggests that it was a place for visitors to stay during a visit to the minster,
Robert  J Gipson | York War Memorial

York War Memorial

North Eastern Railway Company's memorial. The North Eastern Railway War Memorial is a First World War memorial. It commemorates employees of the North Eastern Railway who left to fight in the First World War and were killed while serving.
Robert  J Gipson | Cliffords tower in black and white.

Cliffords tower in black and white.

A enhanced picture of Clifford's tower in the City of York. Clifford,s Tower, or York Castle has seen much blood letting over the centuries and now rests on a large earth mound and is one the most popular tourist attractions of York City in the county of Yorkshire.
Robert  J Gipson |  Clifford's Tower in York  historical building

Clifford's Tower in York historical building

A enhanced picture of Clifford's tower in the City of York. Clifford,s Tower, or York Castle has seen much blood letting over the centuries and now rests on a large earth mound and is one the most popular tourist attractions of York City in the county of Yorkshire. This version has a slight sepia tint.
Robert  J Gipson | St Mary's Abbey

St Mary's Abbey

Part of the ruins of St Marys Abbey,can be found in the Museum gardens in York Yorkshire. First built in 1088, are all that remains of one of the wealthiest and most powerful Benedictine monasteries in England.
Robert  J Gipson | Micklegate Bar in York.

Micklegate Bar in York.

Miklegate bar in the city of York in the county of Nortth Yorkshire. The most imported of the four medieval gateways into the city. At least half a dozen reigning monarchs have passed through this gate and by tradition they stop here to ask the Lord Mayor's permission to enter the city. For centuries the severed heads of rebels and traitors were displayed above the gate, the many victims include Richard, Duke of York in 1460.
Robert  J Gipson | Bootham Bar in the City of York.

Bootham Bar in the City of York.

The City of York Bootham Bar was built in the 14th and 19th centuries, it has some of the oldest surviving stonework, dating to the 11th century. One on the ancient gateways into the City.