The video gives a better idea as to the surviving plan of the minster. Essentially, the church today takes up the original nave of the minster.
Howden is one of Yorkshire's hidden gems with a tightly packed core of vernacular buildings and cobbled snickets. The minster still retains its nave and a fine interior with the original chancel and chapter house in ruins. More on Howden in a previous Genius Loci Digest here....
"We construct human realities around the things we make and build. We give them names and identities that are bound up with what they used to be, or what we wish them to be, or what we think they’re for." Richard Smyth: An Indifference of Birds.