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Slide 11 - Our other slide shows a portion of the bay window (on the left) which is devoted to the heraldry of the Constables of Burton Constable, whose connection with the Fairfaxes dates from 1594 when Thomas Fairfax married Catherine…

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Slide 9 - The finishing touch is given to this fine apartment by the unrivalled display of painted glass in the here great windows. The south window is the richest and best preserved, as every light is painted glass, and in it we find a clue to its…

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Slide 27 - Passing out of the Great Hall through swing doors we enter what is called the Garden Room, a vestibule to the principal entrance from the south. As will be seen, it is a superb apartment, adorned with statuary and paintings, besides…

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Slide 19 - Here we have the same gallery, looking in the opposite direction.

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Slide 18 - We now enter the Picture Gallery, a fine apartment occupying the whole length of the West Wing of the house. The walls are hung with paintings, chief amongst these are 'The Three Marys' by A. Carracci, considered to be the finest picture…

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Slide 17 - This shows another view of the Antique Gallery of sculptures looking through a vaulted archway towards the head of the staircase we have just ascended from the first floor level.

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Slide 16 - The Antique Gallery contains very many rare and antique marbles, also a circular altar of marble brought by Nelson (says the inscription) from the Temple of Apollo at Delphi.

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Slide 15 - Another view of the landing at the head of staircase, taken somewhat further back than the previous one.

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Slide 14 - This shows the same bust in detail. Lord Morpeth, the name by which he was best known, was the most distinguished member of the Carlisle family. He filled many important posts in the cabinet, and was Viceroy of Ireland. On his death in…

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Slide 13 - Arriving on the landing on the first floor we observe on the right a cabinet in which is stored a varied and choice collection of china, also a number of marble busts on pedestals, principally of members of the Howard family and their…

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Slide 12 - Entering at the North West door we ascend the staircase opposite thereto, and note the tapestry on the walls to the left. The two marble busts at the head of the stairs are those of Pitt and Wellington.

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Slide 10 - At the end of the green terrace walk is a fine Ionic temple with four porticos and pediments, the centre being surmounted with a dome. From the terrace surrounding this building a magnificent view of the park is obtained.

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Slide 3 - The Parterre occupies several acres of lawn on the south side of the Mansion, about which are numerous specimens of statuary, and other adornments. A fountain on this front figures Atlas bearing the globe, surrounded by mermaids and…

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The original plans for this aqueduct over the River Calder, near its confluence with Hebden Water, were drawn by John Rennie, and modified by William Jessop. William Crossley of Brighouse supervised the work. Photo taken 1973.

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The sculpture, by Mike Williams, is of a “fustian knife”, which also serves as a giant sundial gnomon (shadow caster). Fustian knives were used in the manufacture of corduroy, a fabric for which Hebden Bridge was known throughout the world.

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Created by Jamie Wardley of Sandinyoureye as part of the Hebden Royd Town Council commemoration of the start of WW1. Entitled 'Loss is Eternal' it depicts the receipt of a notification of the death of a loved one.

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A tree beside the park in Cragg Vale was diseased and had to be cut down, but this sculpture means the tree will not be forgotten.

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A tree beside the park in Cragg Vale was diseased and had to be cut down, but this sculpture means the tree will not be forgotten.
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