Tactile model of York

January 2011

By the west front of the Minster, bronze model

This model has been in place for some years now, by the west front of the Minster. I’ve only recently appreciated the work that went into it.

I noticed the braille on the … More …

WD boundary markers

July 2008

War department marker, reinstated, Bootham, York

These strange markings are on one of the stone pillars of the walls around the Churchill Hotel on Bootham.

The wall and its railings date from the 19th century, though this corner piece is a 21st century replacement.

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