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Rawson Family collection of glass negatives. C1890

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Rawson Family collection of glass negatives. C1890

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Slide 5 - Our next slide shows the south side of the Castle in its entirety, from one of the terrace walks. With the exception of the Keep, and some other portions, the house was re-modelled to conform to the prevailing Classic taste by Sir John…

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Slide 4 - In 1894, Gilling Castle and Estate were again on the market, and then fortunately it came in to the hands of Mr W. S. Hunter, the recent owner, whose careful, thorough and adequate treatment of the additions and renovations have been fully…

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Slide 3 - There was an Ivo-de-Etton who exercised his rights as Lord of the Manor of Gilling in 1290. His son Thomas succeeded him, and a daughter Elizabeth, married Thomas Fairfax of Walton. Gilling continued in the family of Fairfax until the death…

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Slide 2 - The situation of Gilling, perched on a woody promontory in a large park, is more romantic than that of most English castles. In a military sense it was never used for a depot or a garrison, but rather a fortified outpost. The Lordship of…
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