Wall Trail – Contents & Links

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Based on “A WALKING GUIDE TO YORK’S CITY WALLS”

written by Simon Mattam for the Friends of York Walls.  Now illustrated with numerous maps, drawings and photographs

 FOLLOW THESE LINKS TO THE TRAIL PAGES :-

 

WALL TRAIL HOME PAGE

Wall Trail: Introduction                                                 [map 1]

Wall Trail: Overview

The Trail:  Section 1. Bootham Bar                           [map 3 ]

The Trail:  Section 2. North Corner (Bootham Bar to Monk Bar)

The Trail:  Section 3. Monk Bar                                  [map 4]

The Trail:  Section 4. East Corner, part1  (Monk Bar to the river Foss)

The Trail:  Section 5. East Corner, part2  (along the river Foss to  Red Tower)

The Trail:  Section 6. East Corner, part3  (Red Tower to Walmgate Bar)

The Trail:  Section 7. Walmgate Bar                       [map 5]

The Trail:  Section 8. South Corner, part1  (Walmgate Bar to Fishergate Postern)

The Trail:  Section 9.South Corner, part2  (Fishergate Postern to the river Ouse)

The Trail:  Section 10. South Corner, part3  (The river Ouse to Micklegate Bar)

The Trail:  Section 11. Micklegate Bar                    [map 6]

The Trail:  Section 12. West Corner, part1  (Micklegate Bar to the river Ouse)

The Trail:  Section 13. West Corner, part2 (The river Ouse to Bootham Bar)

Wall Trail: Appendix

Walls Trail: History & Time Line                                 [map 2]

Walls Trail: Glossary, Maps & Credits

Walls Trail: Contents & Links

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A printable list of Walls Trail pages QR Codes & Links

 CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

Overview [map 1]
North Corner: The Minster
East Corner: Mix and Marsh
South Corner: Castles and Crossings
West Corner: Railways and Ruins
Bootham Bar
Monk Bar
Walmgate Bar
Micklegate Bar
The Lesser Gateways: Fishergate Bar, Fishergate Postern and Victoria Bar
Access to the wall-walk and trail [map 1]

THE TRAIL

The Trail: Introduction

Access to the wall-walk and trail [map 1]
Brief History of the Walls [map 2]

The Trail: 1. Bootham Bar: basics [maps 3 & 6]
The Trail: Bootham Bar: details
The Trail: Bootham Bar: views
The Trail: Bootham Bar: off-trail extras: 1. Toilets
The Trail: Bootham Bar: off-trail extras: 2. Precentor’s Court
The Trail: Bootham Bar: stories: 1. The Battle of Myton
The Trail: Bootham Bar: stories: 2. Two Sheriffs

The Trail: 2. North Corner: basics [map 3]
The Trail: North Corner: details
The Trail: North Corner: views
The Trail: North Corner: off-trail extras: Café and garden
The Trail: North Corner: stories: Who owns the Walls?

The Trail: 3. Monk Bar: basics [maps 3 & 4]
The Trail: Monk Bar: details
The Trail: Monk Bar: off-trail extras: 1. Museum inside
The Trail: Monk Bar: off-trail extras: 2. Front of the bar
The Trail: Monk Bar: off-trail extras: 3. Back of the bar
The Trail: Monk Bar: off-trail extras: 4. Pub garden
The Trail: Monk Bar: stories: Working Portcullis?

The Trail: 4. East Corner, part1: basics [ map 4]
The Trail: East Corner, part1: details
The Trail: East Corner, part1: views
The Trail: East Corner, part1: stories: Respect in Jewbury

The Trail: 5. East Corner, part2: basics [map 4]
The Trail: East Corner, part2: details
The Trail: East Corner, part2: views
The Trail: East Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 1. Hidden garden
The Trail: East Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 2. Café
The Trail: East Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 3. Picnic benches
The Trail: East Corner, part2: stories: York’s Rubbish

The Trail: 6. East Corner, part3: basics [see also map4]
The Trail: East Corner, part3: details
The Trail: East Corner, part3: views
The Trail: East Corner, part3: stories: Murder at the Red Tower

The Trail: 7. Walmgate Bar: basics [maps 4 & 5]
The Trail: Walmgate Bar: details
The Trail: Walmgate Bar: off-trail extras: 1. Barbican
The Trail: Walmgate Bar: off-trail extras: 2. Café plus
The Trail: Walmgate Bar: stories: The Civil War

The Trail: 8. South Corner, part1: basics [map 5]
The Trail: South Corner, part1: details
The Trail: South Corner, part1: views
The Trail: South Corner, part1: off-trail extra: Fishergate Bar
The Trail: South Corner, part1: stories: Plague

The Trail: 9.South Corner, part2: basics [map 5]
The Trail: South Corner, part2: details
The Trail: South Corner, part2: views
The Trail: South Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 1. Masons’ Marks
The Trail: South Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 2. Pub
The Trail: South Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 3. Clifford’s Tower
The Trail: South Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 4. Museum plus
The Trail: South Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 5. Tower and toilet
The Trail: South Corner, part2: stories: 1. The Saddest Story
The Trail: South Corner, part2: stories: 2. The Stone Stealer

The Trail: 10. South Corner, part3: basics [map 5]
The Trail: South Corner, part3: details
The Trail: South Corner, part3: views
The Trail: South Corner, part3: off-trail extras: 1. Baille Hill
The Trail: South Corner, part3: off-trail extras: 2. Victoria Bar
The Trail: South Corner, part3: stories: Money and the Hidden Gate

The Trail: 11. Micklegate Bar: basics [maps 5 & 6]
The Trail: Micklegate Bar: details
The Trail: Micklegate Bar: views
The Trail: Micklegate Bar: off-trail extras: 1. Toilets
The Trail: Micklegate Bar: off-trail extras: 2. Front of the bar
The Trail: Micklegate Bar: off-trail extras: 3. Café plus
The Trail: Micklegate Bar: off-trail extras: 4. Museum inside
The Trail: Micklegate Bar: stories: Heads

The Trail: 12. West Corner, part1: basics [map 6]
The Trail: West Corner, part1: details
The Trail: West Corner, part1: views
The Trail: West Corner, part1: off-trail extras: Café
The Trail: West Corner, part1: stories: The Railway King

The Trail: 13. West Corner, part2: basics [map 6]
The Trail: West Corner, part2: details
The Trail: West Corner, part2: views
The Trail: West Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 1. St Leonard’s passage
The Trail: West Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 2. Toilets plus
The Trail: West Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 3. St Mary’s ruins
The Trail: West Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 4. Under the Walls
The Trail: West Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 5. Café plus
The Trail: West Corner, part2: off-trail extras: 6. St Mary’s walls
The Trail: West Corner, part2 stories: 1. Constantine the Great
The Trail: West Corner, part2 stories: 2. A Hole in the Walls

APPENDIX
Tours
Stone and Stonework
Flowers of the Walls and Ramparts
Names
Information boards & markers
Refreshments, Seats & Toilets

History & Time Line [map 2]

Glossary

LINKS TO TRAIL PAGES :-

Introduction – York’s City Walls Trail
Overview – York’s City Walls Trail
Trail Section 1. Bootham Bar
Trail Section 2. Bootham Bar to Monk Bar
Trail Section 3. Monk Bar
Trail Section 4. Monk Bar to the river Foss
Trail Section 5. Along the   River Foss to the Red Tower
Trail Section 6. Red Tower to Walmgate Bar
Trail Section 7. Walmgate Bar
Trail Section 8. Walmgate Bar to Fishergate Postern
Trail Section 9. Fishergate Postern to the river Ouse
Trail Section 10. River Ouse (Baile Hill) to Micklegate Bar
Trail Section 11. Micklegate Bar
Trail Section 12. Micklegate Bar to Barker Tower (the river Ouse)
Trail Section 13. River Ouse to Bootham Bar + Abbey Gardens
Appendix – stonework, plants, notices, names, cafes & pubs, etc..
History & Time Line
Glossary, Maps & Credits
Contents & Links

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AF     28 February 2017
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