After-hours drinks with colleagues took us to the market cross and a traditional pub in Beverley.
— a market town, with a long history in Yorkshire — is where some of the professors at the University of Hull live. After a day in seminars, we chose the town as a destination for drinks and dinner. There’s been a market cross in Beverley since the 1700s
, although the current structure must have been constructed more recently.
The market only happens on Saturday morning, so the space is a parking lot for the rest of the week.
The street named Toll Gavel may have been where road charges were paid in the 13th century.
As is common in most small British towns, stores don’t open late. Window shopping is the only option. Continue reading “2008/09/08 Beverley, Yorkshire“