York has, since Roman circumstances, been protected by dividers of some frame.
Right up 'til the present time, considerable parts of the dividers remain, and York has a bigger number of miles of in place divider than some other city in Britain.
They are referred to differently as York City Dividers, the Bar Dividers, and the Roman dividers, however this last is a misnomer as almost no of the surviving stonework is of Roman inception, and the course of the divider has been generously adjusted since Roman circumstances.
The first dividers were worked around 71 Advertisement when the Romans raised a stronghold castra possessing around 50 sections of land or 21.5 hectares close to the banks of the Stream Ouse.
The rectangle of dividers was worked as a major aspect of the post's safeguards.