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Slide 11 - The Markenfield arms are also to be found on the terminal of the label mould of a doorway on the eastern range of buildings facing the courtyard.

On the whole the spirit of medieval times seems to brood over the exterior of Markenfield,…

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Slide 10 - To the right is an aumbry and a piscine. The photograph of the latter show the Markenfield arms surrounded by an oak spray, while above is a crocketted canopy, of 15th century character.

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Slide 9 - Ascending the modern internal wooden staircase, we enter the old Banqueting Hall. The walls of this room are covered with paintings, mostly portraits of the ancestors of members of the Grantly family, the present owners of the…

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Slide 8 - It was Mr Robert Foster, the tenant who occupied the Hall and 500 acre adjoining farm, who allowed Mr George Hepworth to photograph both inside and outside this interesting building.

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Slide 7 - The kitchen is most picturesque with its great fire-arch, its deeply recessed windows, its old fashioned furniture, and its well kept and well furnished dresser.

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Slide 6 - This view shows the two light transom windows with arched heads which light the Banqueting Hall on the north side. Between them rises a chimney stack, with ornamental cresting on the summit. This only served the room in the undercroft, now…

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Slide 5 - The Hall and the moat from the East. Note the east window of the Chapel, which is a fine geometrical one of three lights.

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Slide 4 - The Hall, or house proper is at the north-east angle. The house consisted of an undercroft, and above this is a storey containing the chief rooms, such as the Hall, Solar and Chapel rising up to the roof. To the right of this are a pair of…

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Slide 3 - Markenfield lies three miles from Ripon, and it was in Ripon Minster that its lords were entombed.

It was in the chantry of Saint Andrew's in the aisle of the north transept that was the family burial place, and here yet stands a fine…

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Slide 2 - Admitting to a great quadrangle encompassed by a broad and placid moat, and composed of out buildings, that stretch as outliers to the main block, which forms an L shaped building at the north-east corner of the court.

In this wide…

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Slide 1 - Doubtless there was once a fitting approach to Markenfield, but at present it lies, hidden from sight, a good mile off the Harrogate and Ripon main road, amidst pleasant meadows, and one wanders up and down amid amaze of gates and sheep…

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The opening lantern slide used by George Hepworth when he gave his lecture on the Historic Homes of Yorkshire to the Hebden Bridge Literary & Scientific Society in 1916.
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