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Knight in shining armour, applications welcome

Knight in shining armour, applications welcome

Possibly the strangest fairy tale tower in York: the 12th century belfry is all that is left of the medieval church of St Lawrence (its 19th century replacement stands nearby). There's some wonderful, if weathered, Norman carvings above the door - but as it's curiously unconnected to anything it looks for all the world as if there must be a damsel living at the top, and a dragon causing distress below. 

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Holy Cow

Holy Cow

There's nothing to beat messing about on the river. Especially when the boat is full of ice cream. 

York's most surreal (and fattening) barge by far. Usually moored by Lendal Bridge. 

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Sweet Sensation

Sweet Sensation

Does anybody remember these? 

Can't recall the junction with Gillygate looking so peaceful either.

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The Light in the Minster

The Light in the Minster

Is there any more uplifting experience to be had in York than to attend Evensong at the Minster around Easter time? You can go for the music, for the spiritual experience (whether you consider yourself a religious person or not) for the ceremony, barely altered since the Reformation. Or you can go for the light. The combination of low sun and lengthening evenings bathes everything in supernatural gold as if the stones themselves are glowing. It's not hard to imagine how medieval worshippers would have believed this place housed a premonition of heaven. 

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