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History of York, North Yorkshire in photos

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Geography: York - is a historic walled city at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Foss in North Yorkshire, England. The municipality is the traditional county town of Yorkshire to which it gives its name.

Date of foundation: as Eboracum - 71 BC

History: The city has a rich heritage and has provided the backdrop to major political events in England throughout much of its two millennia of existence.

The city was founded by the Romans as Eboracum in 71 AD. It became the capital of the Roman province of Britannia Inferior, and later of the kingdoms of Northumbria and Jórvík. In the Middle Ages, York grew as a major wool trading centre and became the capital of the northern ecclesiastical province of the Church of England, a role it has retained.

In the 19th century, York became a hub of the railway network and a confectionery manufacturing centre.

Population: 204 439

Ceremonial county: North Yorkshire

York. Bishopthorpe Palace
Bishopthorpe Palace
York. Bootham Bar
Bootham Bar
York. Coney Street
Coney Street
York. Gold Hall and River Ouse from Lendal Bridge
Gold Hall and River Ouse from Lendal Bridge
York. Kirgate, Castle Museum
Kirgate, Castle Museum
York. Kirkstall Abbey, between 1890 and 1900
Kirkstall Abbey, between 1890 and 1900
York. Lendal Bridge
Lendal Bridge
York. Lendal Bridge and Guildhall
Lendal Bridge and Guildhall
York. Micklegate Bar
Micklegate Bar
York. Micklegate Bar
Micklegate Bar
York. Micklegate Bar, between 1890 and 1900
Micklegate Bar, between 1890 and 1900
York. Minster Church from City Walls
Minster Church from City Walls
York. Minster Church and Guildhall from Boyes Stores
Minster Church and Guildhall from Boyes Stores
York. Minster Church from south east
Minster Church from south east
York. Minster Church, south side
Minster Church, south side
York. Monk Bar
Monk Bar
York. Panorama of the city from city walls
Panorama of the city from city walls, between 1890 and 1900
York. Panorama of the city from railway bridge
Panorama of the city from railway bridge, between 1890 and 1900
York. Royal Station Hotel, circa 1930's
Royal Station Hotel, circa 1930's
York. Station and Hotel, 14 May, 1902
Station and Hotel, 14 May, 1902
York. The Shambles
The Shambles
York. Walmsgate Bar
Walmsgate Bar
York. Walmsgate Bar
Walmsgate Bar
York Gate, Broadstairs
York Gate, Broadstairs, between 1890 and 1900

Photos posted on the website in accordance with Article 7, paragraph 1 of the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works of 9 September 1886, the term of protection which is fifty years after the author's death.

After this period photos it becomes public domain. The participants of the Berne Convention are 167 States.


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