Replacement stonework is fashioned in a special stoneyard next to the cathedral.
Statue of Roman Emperor Constantine at the south transept of York Minster. Following a six-year civil war, Constantine became sole emperor and allowed religious freedom throughout the empire.
The former Benedictine abbey was the richest in northern England; it was destroyed on orders of Henry VIII during the "Dissolution of the Monasteries" in the 16th century.
The Merchant Adventurers' Hall was one of the most important buildings in medieval York.
The Hall is the largest timber-framed building in the UK still standing and used for its original purpose.
Much of York's ancient walls still survive; they are punctuated by four main gatehouses (referred to as "bars").
Substantial portions of York's city walls have been preserved.
Although the Romans first constructed walls around the city (which they called Eboracum), most of the current walls date to medieval (12th-14th century) times.
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Bootham Bar has some of the oldest surviving stonework - dating to the 11th century A. It was built almost exactly on the site of the northwestern gate of Eboracum, the Roman settlement that evolved into York.
This view, taken from Exhibition Square, shows York Minster, the city's famous cathedral, in the background.
Time, weather, and pollution have all taken their toll on the carvings decorating the exterior of York Minster.
Sections of the cathedral continue to undergo restoration.