The Ancient Streets of York

More of the incredible, sometimes gruesome, history of England’s northern cultural capital

First published 1 June 2022, on a-maverick.com. This post continues my earlier post, Walking the Walls of York.

AFTER Exhibition Square, where the statue of William Etty stands, we went on to King’s Square, where people play music. Even though it is called a square, King’s Square is actually triangular, an almost accidental irregularity in the meeting of the streets, something that is a classic feature of…

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Mary Jane Walker

Mary Jane Walker

Traveller, journalist, author of 18 books and of 300 blog posts on Medium and on my website a-maverick.com.