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Mount Grace Priory K021701 Featured Romantic Ruins Image

Mount Grace Priory K021701

MOUNT GRACE PRIORY, Northallerton, North Yorkshire. View of the Manor House at Mount Grace Priory from the north west with the garden pond in the foreground. The Manor House was built in 1654 by Thomas Lascelles in the ruins of the Carthusian monastery. In 1900-01 it was refitted and enlarged by Sir Lowthian Bell, grandfather of the noted explorer, archaeologist and diplomat Gertrude Bell (1868-1926). Some of the Arts and Crafts interiors have recently been restored by English Heritage

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Minster Lovell Hall CC73_01313 Featured Romantic Ruins Image

Minster Lovell Hall CC73_01313

MINSTER LOVELL HALL, Minster Lovell, Oxfordshire. The ruins of the former medieval manor house from the ford, built in c.1431-42 by the 7th Lord Lovell incorporating an earlier building. It fell into disrepair in c.1747 and subsequently used as farm buildings. Photographed by Henry Taunt in 1888

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Donnington Castle c.1900 CC97_02672 Featured Romantic Ruins Image

Donnington Castle c.1900 CC97_02672

DONNINGTON CASTLE, Newbury, Berkshire. The Great Gatehouse, a three storey building with two round towers projected from the main body of the castle. The castle was built in 1386 by Sir Richard de Abbesbury and is now mostly ruins. The gatehouse is now in the care of English Heritage. Photographed by Henry Taunt c.1900

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