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Lincolnshire, England

Marshall's Yard

Once the largest factory complex in all of Europe, this converted shopping center celebrates its industrial past in a big way.
Gainsborough, England

Gainsborough Old Hall

A medieval relic whose great hall once hosted Mayflower pilgrims, one of Henry VIII’s ill-fated wives, and plenty of royal intrigue.
North Yorkshire, England

Scarborough Railway Station Bench

Believed to be the longest railway bench in the world.
Barmby Moor, England

Bar Farm Antiques

This quirky shop on a former farm is full of weird and wonderful oddities and antiques.
York, England

Baile Hill

The little-known second castle that William the Conqueror built in York.
York, England

Dick Turpin's Tombstone

The final resting place of England's most notorious bandit.
York, England

Lloyds Bank Coprolite

An incredibly well-preserved piece of ninth-century Viking poop.
York, England

Kings Square Gravestones

This popular square's history as the former site of a church is hidden in plain sight.
York, England

Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Gate

One of the shortest streets in York has an especially odd name.
York, England

Shambles of York

Follow the original medieval paths that wind through this intriguing section of the city.
York, England

The York Ghost Merchants

Makers and sellers of the original and finest York Ghosts.
York, England

'Printer's Devil'

A Reformation-era fiery figurehead once denoted this location as a print shop.
York, England

The Snickelways of York

This network of narrow, medieval passages has the most delightful name.
York, England

Cat Statues of York

A century-old tradition has culminated in a small but singular collection of feline effigies.
York, England

Hidden Wonders of York Minster

Semaphore saints, a golden dragon's head, and a stone carved with religious warnings all call this cathedral home.
York, England

York Minster Astronomical Clock

This memorial to World War II's fallen airmen shows us the movements of the stars that once guided them.
York, England

'Constantine the Great'

This sculpture marks the spot where one of the greatest Roman rulers was proclaimed emperor.
York, England

National Railway Museum York

The National Railway Museum in York is the largest railway museum in the world, attracting almost 1 million visitors per year.
York, England

The ‘Rocket' Locomotive

This innovative steam machine was no doubt the most famous of the pioneer locomotives.
York, England

Battle of Marston Moor Monument

A monolith stands at the site of the most significant battle ever fought on British soil.
York, England

Hob Moor and Plague Stones

When the plague struck York, this stone was used to leave supplies for the sick.
Malton, England

Wharram Percy

A deserted medieval village where bodies were once mutilated to prevent them rising from the dead.
Goathland, England

Goathland Station

Harry Potter’s Hogsmeade Station is also a charming blast from the past situated in North Yorkshire.
Harrogate, England

Old Swan Hotel

Where Agatha Christie mysteriously disappeared in 1926.