Short York Walk, 7 May

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A brief York walk, earlier this evening.

By Scarborough Bridge, looking across the river towards the end of Marygate, the Museum Gardens and Minster behind.

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New signs point out the more accessible sloped access, a relatively recent improvement.

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On Leeman Road, the handsome gates to the Memorial Gardens.

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The new development known as Hudson Quarter. More on this link.

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Just outside the walls, near Queen Street bridge.

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Micklegate Bar, and evening sunlight.

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Looking through the springtime green of trees to the street called Toft Green.

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By the corner of the city walls between Micklegate Bar and the station, patterns and light on the old stone.

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Hudson Quarter again.

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And some older and more recognisable buildings.

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Looking out from the walls.

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On Lendal Bridge, looking towards Ouse Bridge.┬áThat 20th century hotel block in the middle is rather dominant, isn’t it.

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2 comments

  1. Jeremy Emmott

    Is it still called the Viking Hotel? I remember it was considered an eyesore when it went up in the 60s-although not in the same league as Stonebow.

  2. Hi Jeremy, apparently it’s under the Park Inn by Radisson brand. These large hotels seem to change their names frequently.

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