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Title: Farnley Hall, Stone Table on the West side of the Hall - HLS05797

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Title

Farnley Hall, Stone Table on the West side of the Hall - HLS05797

Subject

Architecture, Buildings, Gables, Hall, Mullions

Description

Slide 6 - On the west side, facing the flower garden, is an old building with gables and mullioned windows exhibiting the Tudor features of the older portion of the house .

In front of this is a stone table supported on pillars. On top is a brass plate engraved , and reads as follows -

'At the table, which formerly stood in the orchard at Menston Hall, the seat of Colonel Charles Fairfax, Oliver Cromwell, according to a tradition carefully handed down, dined June 30th 1644, two days preceding the decisive Battle of Marston Moor.'

Creator

George Hepworth

Source

Hebden Bridge Literary & Scientific Society

Date

1905 , 1900s

Rights

PHDA - Hebden Bridge Local History Society

Identifier

HLS05797.tif

Citation

George Hepworth, “Farnley Hall, Stone Table on the West side of the Hall - HLS05797,” Pennine Horizons Digital Archive, accessed November 17, 2018, http://penninehorizons.org/items/show/7192.

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