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Slide 6 - This picture shows a portion of the North Front of the Hall, which is the oldest part of the edifice. It will be seen from the foregoing that the occupancy of the Hall can be fully traced from the year 1410. Five hundred years have rolled…

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Slide 3 - Placed within a park of about sixty acres, the position of Shibden Hall, like that of most old houses, is well chosen. Standing midway down the slope of a hill, its principle frontage is towards the south.

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Slide 1 - "A front of timber-crost antiquity"

This line from Tennyson's 'Enoch Arden' aptly describes the appearance of the fine old Hall overlooking the pleasant Shibden Dale. Shibden Hall is one of the few structures now remaining erected at a…

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Slide 10 - Passing along the terrace path another view is taken in the opposite direction, showing one of the corner Towers and a portion of the building front facing west.

Sir John Lewis, who died in 1671, left no son to inherit his properties,…

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Slide 6 - On the west side, facing the flower garden, is an old building with gables and mullioned windows exhibiting the Tudor features of the older portion of the house .

In front of this is a stone table supported on pillars. On top is a brass…

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Slide 3 - Taking our stand on the gravelled terrace in front of the Hall, we cannot fail to admire the appearance of this fine Elizabethan mansion.

The Hall consists of two houses, the old and the new. The view shows the older or Elizabethan…

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Slide 2 - Barkisland Hall belongs to the style of architecture fashionable in the days of the unfortunate Charles, and is a fine example of the period. It is a three storied, three gabled building, and consisted originally of a centre 'House Body',…

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Slide 1 - This Hall stands about midway between the villages of Ripponden and Stainland and is unique in the Parish of Halifax, in that it has three floors, and its porch is carried up to the height of the building.
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