Yorkshire Sights

Stonegate

  • Stonegate between Petergate and Davygate Map It
  • York
  • Neighborhood/Street

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

This narrow, pedestrian-only street lined with Tudor and 18th-century storefronts retains considerable charm. It's been in daily use for almost 2,000 years and was first paved during Roman times. Today it's a vibrant shopping strip lined with upscale boutiques, jewelers, and quirky one-offs. A passage just off Stonegate, at 52A leads to the remains of a 12th-century Norman stone house attached to a more recent structure. You can still see the old Norman wall and window. Look out for the little red "printer's devil" at No. 33, a medieval symbol of a printer's premises. At the intersection of Stonegate and High Petergate, Minerva reclines on a stack of books, indicating they were once sold inside.

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Stonegate between Petergate and Davygate, York, YO1 8AW, England

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Published 08/18/2015

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