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York House Strand Watergate Steps

York House stood between The Strand and the River Thames. The archbishop's house was built c1237 and sold for development, by a later owner, in 1672. The Watergate, also known as York House Steps, are shown as York Stairs on the map. When the Thames  Embankment and Embankment Gardens were built in the nineteenth century the Watergate was separated from the river.

York Watergate and Steps is on the London Gardens Walk and included in the eBook guide to the London Gardens Walk

Hollar's map shows York House Watergate c1688

York House Watergate seen from the River Thames

Painting of York House Watersteps, looking like a Claudian Seaport painting

Painting of York House Watersteps, looking like a Claudian Seaport painting

Embankment Gardens, Victoria Embankment, London, Greater London, England

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