Category: Medieval

Carperby in Wensleydale

Carperby, nestled in the heart of Wensleydale, North Yorkshire, is a village steeped in history and archaeological significance.

Earthworks at Manor Grange Wensleydale

The Earthworks at Manor Grange in Wensleydale are a testament to the rich historical tapestry of the Yorkshire Dales.

Earthworks at Bellerby, Leyburn

Bellerby, a charming village nestled in the heart of North Yorkshire, England, boasts a rich tapestry of history that dates back to the Domesday Book of 1086, where it was recorded as “Belgebi” – a name derived from Old Norse, meaning “Berg’s farmstead or clearing.”

Earthworks at Walburn Hall Farm, Richmond

The Earthworks at Walburn Hall Farm in Richmond are a testament to the area’s rich historical tapestry, dating back to medieval times.

Marrick Priory

Marrick Priory, a historic gem nestled in the Yorkshire Dales, has a rich history that dates back to the 12th century.

Penhill Preceptory – Chapel of the Knights Templar

The history of Penhill Preceptory is closely tied to the dramatic rise and fall of the Knights Templar. The order was initially founded to protect Christian pilgrims travelling to the Holy Land, but over time, they amassed great wealth and influence, which eventually led to their downfall.

St Marys Church Wath

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Most of the present church dates back to the 13th and 14th centuries, but there is evidence of much earlier stonework in the building. The church also contains much Victorian stained glass. It has two fonts – one inside the church and one outside the church!

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