SE6052 : Queen Margaret's Arch in the Abbey Walls, Exhibition Square, York

taken 1 year ago, near to York, Great Britain

Queen Margaret's Arch in the Abbey Walls, Exhibition Square, York
Queen Margaret's Arch in the Abbey Walls, Exhibition Square, York
St Mary's Abbey precinct walls are a Scheduled Ancient Monument from the mid 13th to mid 14th century. The arch is named after Margaret Tudor. The arch was built in 1497 according to historyofyork.org.uk but the plaque reads; 'This gateway was broken through the Abbey Wall July 1503 in honour of the Princess Margaret, daughter of Henry VII who was the guest of the Lord Abbot of S Mary's for two days on her journey to the north as the bride of James IV of Scotland'.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 November, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 10 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Boundary, Barrier  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Abbey 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6008 5225 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.7711N 1:5.1456W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6007 5223
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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