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Welcome to our guide to York Goodramgate section. Here you can find information, history and a guide to the best places and things to see and do.

About Goodramgate 

Goodramgate was created in the Viking period, 1100 years ago as a street to connect the former eastern Roman gateway ( where Kings Square is today) with the former northern Roman gateway ( close to the current MonkBar gateway).

Originally called Gutherumgate it was named after a local warrior, although some people believe it was after King Guthrum, who was defeated by King Arthur. Today Goodramgate is home to a variety of shops and businesses including pubs, restaurants, tea rooms, choclatiers, jewellers and York’s largest collection of charity shops.

The variety of the architecture on this street is amazing, spanning 700 years. Lady Row is the oldest row of houses in York dating back to 1316 and is one of the earliest examples in England of medieval “ jettied” houses, where the upper story jetties away from the lower portion.

The houses were built for Holy Trinity Church which is situated behind them in a beautifully secluded site. Take a look inside the church and marvel at a building which has remained more or less unaltered since the 18th century. It has no gas or electricity or running water. If you want to hear some of the stories behind this church or indeed Goodragamgate’s colourful history, particularly its relationship with nearby York Minster, why not book one of York’s guided walking tours.


Attractions, Shops, Cafes, Restaurants & Other Businesses Located Here

The Cross Keys

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34 Goodramgate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 7LF

Tel: 01904 655082


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Rafi's Spice Box

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17 Goodramgate


North Yorkshire


Telephone: 01904 430850

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The Bombay Spice

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The Bombay Spice Indian Restaurant...

York Holy Trinity

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70 Goodramgate, York, North Yorkshire -

01904 613 451

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The Habit York

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The Habit is a cafe/bar/pub with great selection of food and drinks on offer plus free wifi...

The Bengal Brasserie

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The Bengal Brasserie Indian Restaurant...

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Jorvik Viking Centre York

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The Jorvik Viking Centre York offers a great insight into how the Vikings lived during their time in York.


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2 St. Marys Sq



Telephone: 01904 643 322

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