A thin stretch of the River Ouse forms the foreground.
The background is formed from a variety of attractive historic buildings. There is a relatively small building (left-middle) which has a stone-built ground floor topped with a white-rendered (timber-framed) first floor. It has a steeply pitched roof with a second floor window let into the apex of the gable end wall. There is another notable building top and centre-right. This is Cumberland House and it has a stone basement wall, first and second floor walls of red-brick with quoins and a small but pretty dormer window in its pitched roof.