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01 Beautiful pictures from the city of York

Robert  Gipson | Lendal bridge and tower in the City of York

Lendal bridge and tower in the City of York

With added texture this is Lendal Tower and Lendal bridge in the City of York in the county of North Yorkshire. A pleasure cruiser is seen on the River Ouse.
Robert  Gipson | Little red boats

Little red boats

Red hire boats floating ready for hire on the river Ouse in York in the county of Yorkshire, England.
Robert  Gipson | York city riverside

York city riverside

A black and white out of fromae picture of buildings on the side of the river Ouse in the City of York, in the county of North Yorkshire England.
Robert  Gipson | The River Ouse in York

The River Ouse in York

A river view from Lendal bridge crossing the river Ouse in the city of York in the county of Yorkshire, England. On the left is Kings Staith. A cobbled quay on the north bank of the River Ouse near Ouse Bridge means the King's landing place, the word staith being of Viking origin. An eighteenth century building called Cumberland House overlooks the staith.
Robert  Gipson | The olde timber building

The olde timber building

One of the many old timber frame building in the City of York in the county of Yorkshire, England.
Robert  Gipson | York Boats and Guildhall

York Boats and Guildhall

Yorks small red boats taking a rest on the river Ouse alongside the York city Guildhall in the county of North Yorkshire. The Guildhall can be see on the left riverbank. One the oldest of York cities authoritative buildings.
Robert  Gipson | Yorkshire Museum

Yorkshire Museum

Yorkshire Museum located in Museum gardens in the City of York.
Robert  Gipson | The River Ouse in York.

The River Ouse in York.

A river view from Lendal bridge crossing the river Ouse in the city of York inthe county of Yorkshire, England. On the left is Kings Staith.
Robert  Gipson | Kings Staith Landing. York.

Kings Staith Landing. York.

By the river at Kings Staith in the city of York. Converted to B & W. Plus sepia and red. A cobbled quay on the north bank of the River Ouse near Ouse Bridge means the King's landing place, the word staith being of Viking origin. An eighteenth century building called Cumberland House overlooks the staith.
Robert  Gipson | Bootham bar York

Bootham bar York

Bootham bar. One of the four gateways into the medieval city of York in the county of Yorkshire, England. The archway dates back to the 11th century with many changes to its use and structure over the centuries. A black and white picture.
Robert  Gipson | All Saints church, Helmsley

All Saints church, Helmsley

A view across the rooftops towards the church of All Saints in the town of Helmsley in the county of North Yorkshire.
Robert  Gipson | Helmsey, North Yorkshire.

Helmsey, North Yorkshire.

A black and white version of a scene at Helmsley, North Yorkshire.
Robert  Gipson | Cliffords tower in York.

Cliffords tower in York.

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  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  Gipson | Wall to York Minster

Wall to York Minster

An out of bounds picture featuring the famous York city Medieval wall leading into a frame with the famous York City Minster church in the background. 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. 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  Gipson | The lily pond

The lily pond

A lovely english lily pond on a summers day,
Robert  Gipson | Churchyard garden

Churchyard garden

A quite, restful corner of a English churchyard. With cherry blossom and flowers.
Robert  Gipson | Valley road in Yorkshire

Valley road in Yorkshire

A black and white picture of a Yorkshire valley. Converted to a IR effect.
Robert  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. It is customary for young lovers to kiss under this window. A must see location for your visit to the city of York.
Robert  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.
Robert  Gipson | York Minster with bubbles

York Minster with bubbles

Spot the bubbles. A cityscape view of the mighty York Minster with some soap bubbles near the towers. Just one of the fun things that happen in the city during the summer.
Robert  Gipson | Roman walk in York.

Roman walk in York.

A section of the city of York famous Roman walls presented here as an out of frame picture. Featuring part of the stone defense wall entering the frame section of the picture. 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. 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  Gipson | York office building.

York office building.

An out of bounds picture of a modern office building in the city of York, Yorkshire, in the county of North Yorkshire, England.
Robert  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  Gipson | Chapter house York Minster.

Chapter house York Minster.

The centre section of the Chapter house roof in York Minster. It begun in about 1260. example of the Gothic Decorated style which was then in vogue.
Robert  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  Gipson | York, a stroll along the river Ouse

York, a stroll along the river Ouse

This is the River Ouse riverside in the City of York in the county of Yorkshire. A popular spot to take a stroll by the river under the shade of the trees and admire the artists work on display during the summer market days.
Robert  Gipson | The River Foss in York

The River Foss in York

Part of the river Foss as it runs through the City of York in the county of North Yorkshire England.
Robert  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  Gipson | The Grand hotel of York, Yorkshire.

The Grand hotel of York, Yorkshire.

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 contemporary 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  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. 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  Gipson | Ruins of St Mary's Abbey in the city of York, Yorkshire,

Ruins of St Mary's Abbey in the city of York, Yorkshire,

The Abbey of St Mary is a ruined Benedictine abbey in the City of York, England and it is a Grade I listed building. It is located in Museum gardens,
Robert  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  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. A must do location on your visit to the city. If you are lucky you may hear those wonderful bells peeling out a tune across the city. Once inside the minster you may be lucky to hear the mighty Minster organ being played. That is a real treat for me.
Robert  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 and is one of the ancient gateways into the City.
Robert  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.
Robert  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  Gipson | Across the City to York Minster

Across the City to York Minster

The view across exhibition square in the city of York in the county of Yorkshire, England. A sepia tinted picture. The world famous York Minster is one of Europe's largest gothic cathedrals.
Robert  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  Gipson | Old buildings and over the roofs of York

Old buildings and over the roofs of York

This is an old street the city of York in the county of North Yorkshire showing some of the various old buildings and roofs in the city.
Robert  Gipson | Clifford's Tower historical building  in the City York

Clifford's Tower historical building in the City York

This stone tower is all that is left of the once large York Castle. Scenes of much blood letting over the centuries, and now stands on its mound and known as Cliffords Tower it is open to the public for viewing with views across the city.
Robert  Gipson | The Shambles of York

The Shambles of York

A view along the Shambles across the old cobbled street in the city of York in the county of Yorkshire, England. The name Shambles comes from the Saxon Fleshammels, which means, the street of the butchers, for it was here that the cities butchers market was located. Notice the wide window sills of the houses; the meat for sale was displayed here. Now one the countries favourites tourist attractions. This image is digitally enhanced
Robert  Gipson | Little red boats in miniature.

Little red boats in miniature.

This effect on some types of picture appears to shrink the clear in focus section. This is the little red hire boats on the River Ouse in the city of York, in the county of Yorkshire.
Robert  Gipson | Yorkshire valley in colour

Yorkshire valley in colour

A country road leading through a Yorkshire green valley, with blue skies and fluffy white clouds.
Robert  Gipson | York Lendel bridge to Ouse bridge.

York Lendel bridge to Ouse bridge.

The river view from Lendal Bridge towards Ouse bridge crossing the river Ouse in the City of York in the county of North Yorkshire.
Robert  Gipson | Bootham Bar in sepia.

Bootham Bar in sepia.

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. This version is converted to black and white with added Sepia filter.
Robert  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  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. 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  Gipson | The Hospitium in york.

The Hospitium in york.

Please note that this is a square image and not suitable for all products.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 St 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  Gipson | Down by the riverside

Down by the riverside

A summer stroll beside the river Ouse in the City of York, in the county of Yorkshire. The lendal bridge is seen in the near distance with pleasure craft moored alongside the river bank.
Robert  Gipson | York Minster West side.

York Minster West side.

The distinctive heart shape tracery atop the Great West Window of York Minster can be seen in this picture between the mighty bell towers. It is customary for young lovers to kiss under this window. A must see location for your visit to the city of York.
Robert  Gipson | Kings Staith Landing. York.

Kings Staith Landing. York.

Beside the river at Kings Staith in the city of York. A cobbled quay on the north bank of the River Ouse near Ouse Bridge means the King's landing place, the word staith being of Viking origin. An eighteenth century building called Cumberland House overlooks the staith.
Robert  Gipson | York, Bootham bar in colour.

York, Bootham bar in colour.

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.
Robert  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. There was a gate onto the river right next to the Hospitium so it would have been well placed to
Robert  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  Gipson | The apartments

The apartments

A modern apartmant building in the City of York in the county of Yorkshire.
Robert  Gipson | Let there be light.

Let there be light.

Just a pair of very artistic street lamps.
Robert  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  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  Gipson | The apartments

The apartments

A modern apartmant building in the City of York in the county of Yorkshire.
Robert  Gipson | York  Guildhall beside the river Ouse.

York Guildhall beside the river Ouse.

The riverside stone building is in the City of York Guildhall. Built in the 15th century and served as a meeting place for the guilds of York. Beside it on the river Ouse are pleasure boats that give tourists to the city trips along the river Ouse.
Robert  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.
Robert  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  Gipson | The Guildhall of York.

The Guildhall of York.

York Guildhall was built in 1445 for the Guild of St Christopher and St George and the Corporation, the cost being divided equally between them. The accounts still exist and include a record of 3 pence given to the workmen to celebrate the laying of the foundations. A council meeting is recorded there in May of 1459.Now it still stands in all it,s spender with visitors viewing from a pleasure cruise boat on the River Ouse.
Robert  Gipson | Shambles York Timber frame

Shambles York Timber frame

Part of the the old Shambles street in the City of York with it’s timber framed buildings. The name Shambles comes from the Saxon Fleshammels, which means, the street of the butchers, for it was here that the cities butchers market was located. It had and still has very wide window sills on the houses at street level; the meat for sale was displayed here. Now one of the countries favourites tourist attractions.
Robert  Gipson | Miklegate Bar in York.

Miklegate 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  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  Gipson | Micklegate Bar in YorkEH

Micklegate Bar in YorkEH

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  Gipson | Minster with bubbles

Minster with bubbles

A cityscape view of the mighty York Minster with some soap bubbles near the towers.
Robert  Gipson | Road to the minster

Road to the minster

St Wifrids church on the left with the mighty York Minster in the background.
Robert  Gipson | York Minster and City Walls

York Minster and City Walls

The view from a part of the Roman walls in the City of York. Looking towards the great Minster church in the background. The railings you see to the bottom left are part of the Roman wall and forms part of a walk that will take about one hour and circle the city and visiting the bars on it's travels around the back of the Minster with a climb of about twenty metres.
Robert  Gipson | York Walls and Minster

York Walls and Minster

A view from the City of York Roman walls across the city to the sun lit Minster. Part of the famous roman walls around the city of York can be seen on the left. 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  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  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  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  Gipson | Kings Staith York

Kings Staith York

A monochrome, or black and white picture of kings Staith which runs alongside the River Ouse in the City of York in the county of Yorkshire. A cobbled quay on the north bank of the River Ouse near Ouse Bridge means the King's landing place, the word staith being of Viking origin. An eighteenth century building called Cumberland House overlooks the staith.
Robert  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 contemporary 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  Gipson | Shambles York Timber frame

Shambles York Timber frame

Part of the the old Shambles street in the City of York with it’s timber framed buildings.The name Shambles comes from the Saxon Fleshammels, which means, the street of the butchers, for it was here that the cities butchers market was located. Notice the wide window sills of the houses; the meat for sale was displayed here. Now one the Yorkshires favourites tourist attractions.
Robert  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  Gipson | The wall to the Minster

The wall to the Minster

A view along the famous York City Roman walls towards the Minster
Robert  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. With added sepia tone.
Robert  Gipson | The Wall in York city.

The Wall in York city.

Since Roman times York City in the county of Yorkshire has been protected by stone walls. York has more roman walls then any other city in England. They are known variously as York City Walls, the Bar Walls and the Roman walls.
Robert  Gipson | York Minster West in Sepia.

York Minster West in Sepia.

The distinctive heart shape tracery atop The Great West Window of York minster can be seen in this picture between the mighty bell towers. A sepia toned picture.
Robert  Gipson | York Roman wall walk in sepia

York Roman wall walk in sepia

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. This picture has a sepia tint.
Robert  Gipson | Pond Reflect

Pond Reflect

Reflections of tress and sun of the surface of a village pond.
Robert  Gipson | Bootham bar in York in sepia.

Bootham bar in York in sepia.

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. This image has a sepia tint.