29 Jul 2015
York Castle has had an illustrious history. From the highs of being the stronghold of York to the lows of being a dilapidated ruin in someone’s backyard when the mound became part of a private property. But in it’s current day existence, the ultimate insult has been bestowed.
Quite literally, they put up a parking lot. The Coppergate Shopping Centre parking lot to be exact. Could the original builders have imagined what would happen to the site of their fortress 1,000 years later.