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Guildhall, York

#28 of 42 in Historic Sites in York
Government Building · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Visit one of the few remaining medieval guild houses and learn about its history at Guildhall. Built in the 15th century, the hall was a center of trade control within York, overseeing the quality of services and interests offered. The present building has been rebuilt version, as the original sustained damage during WWII air raids. See the original inner room, which survived the raid undamaged with its paneled walls, masons’ marks, and hidden stairways. Take a tour and listen to an enthusiastic guide telling you everything you could want to know about the hall. Plan your Guildhall visit and explore what else you can see and do in York using our York online journey planner.
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  • This is a very well preserved Guildhall dating from 1357, and it's the only one of its kind still being run and used by the same Guild. The outside is impressive and worth seeing from all available...  more »
  • The Guildhall of York is a fantastic looking building that we chanced upon as we were wandering around this part of York and what a great find. Although I couldn't gain access to the Guildhall I...  more »

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