Bootham

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Coordinates: 53°58′13″N 1°05′11″W / 53.97030°N 1.08628°W / 53.97030; -1.08628

Bootham
Bootham is located in North Yorkshire
Bootham
Bootham
 Bootham shown within North Yorkshire
OS grid reference SE590473
Unitary authority City of York
Ceremonial county North Yorkshire
Region Yorkshire and the Humber
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town YORK
Postcode district YO30
Police North Yorkshire
Fire North Yorkshire
Ambulance Yorkshire
EU Parliament Yorkshire and the Humber
UK Parliament York Central
List of places
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Bootham is a district near the centre of the city of York, North Yorkshire, England. It is just outside Bootham Bar, one of the ancient gateways through the city walls of York. Its name is said to derive from an ancient description as 'the place of the booths', referring to the poor huts located just outside the city walls.[1]

The following are in the Bootham area of York:

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Anglo-Scandinavian antiquities', A History of the County of York: the City of York. British History Online. 1961. pp. 332–336. Retrieved 2009-05-18. 

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