Picture Post: Turbulence, conspiracy and a tale of survival at Ripley Castle



Hidden in the North Yorkshire countryside just three miles from Harrogate is the Grade I listed Ripley Castle.
The 14th century house, visible over the tranquil water pictured, has been the seat of the Ingilby Baronets for centuries.
Those who have walked its corridors and wandered through its gardens have each contributed to a vast history of political, military, religious and social turbulence, of plague and persecution, of Renaissance, enlightenment and industrial revolution.
Of numerous notable residents, perhaps one of the most interesting is Sir William Ingilby. In 1603 he played host... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 21
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