York is one of England’s finest and most beautiful historic cities. The Romans knew it as Eboracum. To the Saxons it was Eoforwick. The Vikings – who came as invaders but stayed on in settlements – called it Jorvik. Its more recent history also characterises the city – its Minister and medieval architecture, its Georgian town houses and its wonderful Victorian railway station.
The history of York can be traced back as far as the Romans who landed in Britain, marched to the city we now know as York and camped some 5000 soldiers here in the year AD 71.(Read More)
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The Roman era saw many magnificent buildings built with some that still stand today as testament to the talents of Roman architects and builders.(Read More)