Adapted from Shepherd, Plate 97
Yellow- bishoprics subordinate to the Archbishop of York
Pink- Area controlled directly by the Archbishop of York
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Robert Willis, one of the founders of the field of English Architectural History, wrote The Architectural History of York Cathedral in 1848. It is the foundation of all the subsequent research on the building. To read the text edited for computer use, click one of the chapters below.
CHAPTER 1. THE CHRONICLED HISTORY OF THE BUILDING.
CHAPTER II. ON THE BUILDINGS THAT PRECEDED THE EXISTING CATHEDRAL
CHAPTER III. THE EXISTING CATHEDRAL