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Paved Paradise

29th July 2015

Clifford's Tower alongside the Coppergate Shopping Centre carpark.

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.

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