Danger signs at Ravenswick Hall

Danger signs go up

When I was down at Ravenswick over the weekend a local contractor was putting up danger signs warning people not to trespass. This move is not surprising as the house has been extensively damaged in recent years since it was left unoccupied and will most certainly be a danger to anyone stepping foot inside – […]

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Ravenswick Hall Walled Garden now overgrown

Walled garden remembered

A neighbour of mine, Dennis, once worked as a gardener for Mr and Mrs Holt at the Ravenswick Estate and yesterday dropped off some photos for me. They show the greenhouse in the walled garden when the peaches and nectarines were in blossom and what a beautiful sight they must have been. He told me […]

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Ravenswick Hall

Ravenswick Hall today

Summary of Ravenswick Hall’s journey to today from Historic England: Ravenswick Hall developed out of a hunting lodge belonging to the Duncombe Park Estate. This was bought in 1895 by Harrison Holt, an industrialist who had established the British Oil and Cake Mills at Selby. He commissioned the architect Temple Moore (better known for his […]

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Kirkbymoorside Town Council approve Ravenswick Application

Kirkbymoorside Town Council welcome Ravenswick Hall application

The Planning Committee of Kirkbymoorside Town Council have welcomed the development proposals and hope that where possible local tradesmen and supplies will be utilised. It is also anticipated that there will be employment opportunites for people from the area throughout the development and with ongoing maintenance and management of the site in the future. Source

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