Visit to Markenfield Hall

Members visited Markefield Hall, near Ripon. Built in the 13th century this moated house has remained much as it was when it was built

We recently made a visit to Markenfield Hall, which is just south of Ripon. This medieval moated house is still a family home and has been largely untouched since it was built in the 13th century.

We were guided through the house and its history by Geoff Layen who was able to bring to life the ups and downs of the various owners of the house over the centuries. After the tour club members enjoyed afternoon tea.

More information about the hall can be found on their website

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