YORK STREET, DUKE OF YORK

Duke of York Plaque(York St. Chambers)

This was originally called Rue A la Planque Billot, from the narrow bridge built in 1633, which forded the nearby brook opposite the Billot's house.  It was later named after the Duke of York , brother of William IV, who reigned from 1830-1837. The plaque reads:- "THIS STREET WAS NAMED AFTER THE DUKE OF YORK, BROTHER OF WILLIAM IV"

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Duke of York Plaque location shot (York Street)