York Minster from Museum Street, c.1860

‘York Minster’

William Sedgfield

c.1860

Stereoview York Sedgfield

This stereograph shows a scene that has changed considerably since it was taken c.1860.  Close to where the tree is on the left now stands St. Wilfrid’s Catholic Church, completed in 1864, and all of the houses shown beyond the junction on the right have since disappeared for road-widening. York, with its minster, city walls, gatehouses and many medieval houses, still remains England’s best-preserved medieval city by some distance.

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