An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in City of York, Volume 2, the Defences. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1972.

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Folding illustration opposite:

PANORAMIC VIEW OF THE CITY OF YORK: Pen and wash drawing by F. Place (1676).

Note. The viewpoint is between Fishergate and the river Foss, approximately the site of the present Fishergate House. The date is deduced: the Sessions House or Moothall in the castle built in 1674–5 is shown complete whereas the spire shown on St. Martin's, Micklegate, was demolished in June 1677. Clifford's Tower, shown roofed and manned, was gutted in 1684. Other buildings shown and demolished in the 18th century are Buckingham House, the triforium of St. Mary's Abbey church, the Grand Jury House and S. Gatehouse of the castle, the ruins of St. George's church, and the spire of St. Denys' church, Walmgate.

(Reproduced by permission of the Trustees of the British Museum.)

City of York from S.S.E., drawn by Francis Place 1676