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Linthwaite Nurse Fete, June 23rd 1906

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Slide 17 - On approaching the Hall from the Village of Clifton, the visitor enters the grounds by a carriage drive leading through a fine avenue of trees until the entrance is reached. In the gates of the latter may be noticed some excellent…

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Slide 16 - Like so much at Kirklees, the two old vehicles, pictured on the screen, tell of long descent in one line, of permanent ownership and of the preservation of the odds-and-ends possessions of previous generations.

Very quaint and curious…

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Slide 15 - The Dining Room Mantelpiece is a fine example of sculptured and inlaid ornament in marble. The over mantle recently found in another part of the house is now, no doubt, once again in the place for which it was made, as part of a complete…

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Slide 14 - Now let us enter by the North Porch, which leads into a passage, and on the right of this we go through a door into the Dining Room. The screen in this room is the finest decorative feature of the house. It dates from the time when a Hall…

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Slide 13 - On the west side is a spacious courtyard, which is surrounded with buildings on three sides, and forms a fine feature.

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Slide 12 - This view shows some of the old mullioned windows of the late Elizabethan period, which have, unlike the northern front, escaped mutilation.

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Slide 11 - To the south lie the kitchens and offices, and this is the oldest portion of the Mansion. The view shows some of the old mullioned windows of the late Elizabethan period, which have, unlike the northern front, escaped mutilation.

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Slide 10 - The Park is studded with many fine trees, from under the branches of one of these is seen a distant view of the Hall from the north east.

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Slide 9 - We now approach the North side of the Hall. It retains the E shape characteristic of the later Elizabethan style, having a projecting wing at each end, and a porch in the centre. It formally possessed ample mullioned windows like those at…

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Slide 8 - In the hollow on the north side of the Hall, a lake is formed by the dammed up Nun's Brook, which is crossed by a bridge, on a path leading to the gardens.

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Slide 7 - Leaving the Gatehouse and following the carriage drive, we have a view of the park, which also includes a peep of the stream called Nun Brook, which flows past the Gatehouse previously referred to.

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Slide 6 - On the crest of the hill and not a stones throw away from the monument known as Robin Hood's Grave, are the remains of a Roman encampment, which may be distinctly traced.

On a portion of the site a look-out tower, shown on the photograph,…

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Slide 5 - On the brow of the hill, some distance away from the Gate House, is a railed-in space which has ever been known as Robin Hood's grave. The grave is situated in a secluded part of the Park on the outskirts of a wood. The prospect from here…

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Slide 4a - This the outlaw forbade, and only asked that he should once more draw his bow, and from the window of this room it is narrated he shot his last arrow to denote --
'That where the arrow down should fall,
There buried should he be.'
How…

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Slide 4 - From the character of the architecture, this front of the Gate House, would not be earlier than the time of Elizabeth. Yet the room, looking out to the south, though altered and re-cased, may be the successor, on the same spot, of that…

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Slide 3 - The most perfect relic now remaining of the Priory is the Gate House, adjoining the stream called Nun brook, which flows through the Park and doubtless served to feed the fish ponds.

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Slide 2 - Elizabeth-de-Staynton was said to be the first Prioress, sometime during the thirteenth century. Her tomb, which was discovered in the year 1706, had an inscription, now quite illegible, in old English. It has been in part restored, and on…

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Slide 1 - Originally the district around Kirklees was covered by moorland and dense forests which were the resort of numerous outlaws. The priory has associations with Robin Hood, the most famous outlaw of all. It was founded around 1155 and…
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