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Walmgate Bar is one of four Bars in the City Walls, also known as Bar Walls. The
location is at junction of Walmgate and Barbican Road ,opposite Lawrence Street.---Dick
Turpins grave is in St. Georges churchyard.----York Art Gallery in Exhibition Square.is 15
minute walk from York rail station. -- The Army Museum is home of collections of The Prince
of Wales Own Regiment of Yorkshire, Royal Dragoon Guards and Yorkshire Regiment.
includes 38 Victoria Crosses. -- Castlegate Houseis not normally open to public.York,  Walmgate  Bar.  --From  inside  the city..  One  of  four Gates  in  City  Wall.--  The  two  rooms with  windows house  a  popular Cafe..

York, Walmgate Bar. --From inside the city.. One of four Gates in City Wall.-- The two rooms with windows house a popular Cafe..

Walmgate  Bar  information.

Walmgate Bar information.

Inside  the  Barbican  with  Oak  door. . Note  road  marking  from  when traffic  used the Barbican.to  enter  City.

Inside the Barbican with Oak door. . Note road marking from when traffic used the Barbican.to enter City.

Barbican from  south.

Barbican from south.

Viewed  from Lawrence  Street.

Viewed from Lawrence Street.

Barbican  of  Walmgate Bar..--The  only  Town  Gate in  England to survive with  its barbican. -- Battered by  Cannon fire during siege  of  York  in 1644.

Barbican of Walmgate Bar..--The only Town Gate in England to survive with its barbican. -- Battered by Cannon fire during siege of York in 1644.

On  the  Barbican  wall.--- In York a Bar is  a gate and  Gate  is  a  street.- Example Walmgate is  a street  and Walmgate Bar is  a  gate/

On the Barbican wall.--- In York a Bar is a gate and Gate is a street.- Example Walmgate is a street and Walmgate Bar is a gate/

Painted  and  Gilded Coat of  Arms  on  Walmgate Bar Barbican.

Painted and Gilded Coat of Arms on Walmgate Bar Barbican.

Barbican  Centre near  Walmgate  Bar.--  Centre  hosts snooker  stars in  UK  Snooker  Championships.  on  TV.  Nov /  Dec. each  year.

Barbican Centre near Walmgate Bar.-- Centre hosts snooker stars in UK Snooker Championships. on TV. Nov / Dec. each year.

Grave  of  John Palmer  real  name  of  Dick  Turpin  -  Near  Walmgate.--St  Georges  churchyard.--. In Castle  Museum is prison  cell.

Grave of John Palmer real name of Dick Turpin - Near Walmgate.--St Georges churchyard.--. In Castle Museum is prison cell.

Info  board on  Dick  Turpin..1705 - 1739  He was an  English  Highwayman, known  for fictional 200 mile ride  to  York -Executed for  horse  theft.  He  was  hanged on  York  Knavesmire   Today  York  Racecoarse.

Info board on Dick Turpin..1705 - 1739 He was an English Highwayman, known for fictional 200 mile ride to York -Executed for horse theft. He was hanged on York Knavesmire Today York Racecoarse.

]York  Art  Gallery. with  statue of  William  Etty and  small  fountain. , in  Exhibition  Square.

York Art Gallery. with statue of William Etty and small fountain. , in Exhibition Square.

York  Art  Gallery

York Art Gallery

York  Art Gallery,   Ceramics.display.

York Art Gallery, Ceramics.display.

York  Art Gallery, reception.

York Art Gallery, reception.

York Art  Gallery.-- Today run  by  York  Museum  Trust.

York Art Gallery.-- Today run by York Museum Trust.

Abbey  Wall at the  rear  of  York  Art Gallery.

Abbey Wall at the rear of York Art Gallery.

The  street  over  the  wall  is  Bootham.  The tower  is  Marygate Postern,  Marygate  is to  left.

The street over the wall is Bootham. The tower is Marygate Postern, Marygate is to left.

At  the  rear  of  Art Gallery is garden  called  Artists Garden. --Over  the  Abbey  wall  is  Marygate..

At the rear of Art Gallery is garden called Artists Garden. --Over the Abbey wall is Marygate..

From  Art  Gallery .-- Over the  Abbey  Wall is the street  called  Bootham ,the A19 to  the  North.

From Art Gallery .-- Over the Abbey Wall is the street called Bootham ,the A19 to the North.

York  Art  Gallery in  Exhibition  Square.-- To  right  the  Abbey  Wall  ,red brick  building  a Pub.--  To  the  left  Kings  Manor.

York Art Gallery in Exhibition Square.-- To right the Abbey Wall ,red brick building a Pub.-- To the left Kings Manor.

York  Art  Gallery,  some of  the  Artists.

York Art Gallery, some of the Artists.

York  Art  Gallery--  Building  opened  in 1879,  Exhibtion  Square same  time.

York Art Gallery-- Building opened in 1879, Exhibtion Square same time.

Army  Museum  in  Tower  Street  York.

Army Museum in Tower Street York.

Army Museum.

Army Museum.

Army  Museum.

Army Museum.

Army  Museum  --, Army  Drum of  Yorkshire Regiment-- Museum tells  the  story  of British  Army from  1685  to  Present  Day.

Army Museum --, Army Drum of Yorkshire Regiment-- Museum tells the story of British Army from 1685 to Present Day.

York  ,Army  Museum in  Tower  Street  , opposite  Cliffords Tower.

York ,Army Museum in Tower Street , opposite Cliffords Tower.

Castelgate  House, Castlegate,   York. -  Grade 1  Listed  building.  --  Masonic  Lodge  of  Freemasonry.--House designed  by John  Carr  local  architect.

Castelgate House, Castlegate, York. - Grade 1 Listed building. -- Masonic Lodge of Freemasonry.--House designed by John Carr local architect.

Castlegate  House.----Once  a  year  in  January, citizens of  York  can  visit.   My  visit  in  2016.

Castlegate House.----Once a year in January, citizens of York can visit. My visit in 2016.

Castlegate House ,  Masonic  Lodge.--In  1831 house was a Quaker Girls school to 1857..  More  recent as  a  Masonic  Lodge.  --All  Masons in the  York Rite  must  be a Master  Mason

Castlegate House , Masonic Lodge.--In 1831 house was a Quaker Girls school to 1857.. More recent as a Masonic Lodge. --All Masons in the York Rite must be a Master Mason


------. At the age of 84 ,my legs only know short distances. -- So these are pictures that remind me of wonderful travel i enjoyed . I just manage to keep the garden weed free.and browze Travellerspoint blogs of others.
I've hung  the  washing  { as  Irene on  Travellerspoint  would say }  No  crime just grubby. !

I've hung the washing { as Irene on Travellerspoint would say } No crime just grubby. !

Beer  glasses from  Belgium.,collected on  several visits.

Beer glasses from Belgium.,collected on several visits.

Beer bottles from  Belgium    {  empty }

Beer bottles from Belgium { empty }

Kitchen fridge with  magnets  from some  of  47 countries  visited.

Kitchen fridge with magnets from some of 47 countries visited.

Garden.

Garden.

Garden in  May.

Garden in May.

Garden.

Garden.

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