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This page displays summary information for a selection of background articles covering a range of topics associated with the historic city of York (England). Additional articles will be added as and when time permits.
John Browne (1793-1877) is best known for his historical research on York Minster and for his high quality illustrations of architectural details. Read more
The historic defences form a key attraction for most first-time visitors to York. A stroll along at least part of the wall-top walkway is highly recommended. Read more
Transcriptions of contemporary accounts relating to the design, construction and operation of Skeldergate Bridge, York. Read more