Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire.

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National Trust , [S.l.]
ContributionsNational Trust.
The Physical Object
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Shop at the Amazon Arts, Crafts & Sewing store. Free Shipping on eligible items. Save on everyday low prices. Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire by Lake, Jeremy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Little Moreton Hall is everyoneʼs fantasy of what a Cheshire black-and-white timber-framed house should be, complete with moat, long gallery and knot garden.

Started by Sir Richard de Moreton, a local landlord and tax collector, the oldest parts of the building date back to the s. The Hall, a National Trust property in Cheshire is a beautiful timber framed Tudor building as shown in the photographs below.

Little Moreton Hall is one of the most impressive buildings I know, with its wonderful decorative timber framing and patterned glazed windows. The National Trust's Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire, is an iconic Tudor manor house, moat Little Moreton Hall manicured knot on: Congleton, CW12 4SD, Cheshire.

Little Moreton Hall To call the whimsical architecture of Cheshire’s Little Moreton Hall “highly irregular” is an act of generosity. After acquiring their wealth through landownership after the. About Little Moreton Hall Address: Congleton Road, Congleton, Cheshire, England, CW12 4SD Attraction Type: Historic House Location: 4 miles SW of Congleton, E off A34 Website: Little Moreton Hall Email: [email protected] National Trust - see also: National Trust memberships (official website link).

Little Moreton Hall’s Elizabethan Knot Garden was recreated by the Trust in the ’s. The route takes you through the tranquil Cheshire farmland and along a pleasant stretch of the Macclesfield Canal.

The Moreton family that lived at Little Moreton Hall were descended from Lettice de Moreton, who married Sir Gralam de Lostock in There is a village of Lostock Gralam nearby, which is presumably where Sir Gralam once lived. The de Little Moreton Hall took on the Moreton name and prospered, growing the estate through marriage and opportunism.

Join daily guided tours to discover the story of Little Moreton Hall and the many people who lived here, from Tudor farmers to Victorian tenants.

Meet costumed gentlewomen and get hands on with Tudor traditions such as butter making and herbal remedies. Knot just a garden. Nestled at the back of the hall is the manicured knot garden/5(K). Hotels near Little Moreton Hall: ( mi) The Egerton Arms Country Inn ( mi) Lamb Inn Guesthouse ( mi) Manor House Hotel, Alsager ( mi) Garden Cottage Bed and Breakfast ( mi) Travelodge Stoke Talke; View all hotels near Little Moreton Hall on Tripadvisor/5(K).

Little Moreton Hall belonged to the Moreton family, a family that grew immensely rich by taking full advantage of social and religious upheavals of their times. With the decrease in population during the Black Death () much land was placed on the market and was purchased cheaply by the Moretons.

Little Moreton Hall, Congleton: See 1, reviews, articles, and 1, photos of Little Moreton Hall, ranked No.1 on Tripadvisor among 13 attractions in Congleton/5(K).

16 Moreton Hall, Cheshire. twenty-eight compartments by nine ceiling beams. A little room over the porch communicates with this apartment." The two secret apartments or hiding-rooms are in the little wing at the back of the gatehouse at its north-west corner.

They are each about. Moreton Hall is a half-timbered mansion built by successive generations of owners between the early sixteenth century and the first decade of the seventeenth century, which probably accounts for the irregular aspect of the edifice.

In the mids (a previous edition of this book was published in ), the author could give us the following description. Little Moreton Hall It’s the tradition in our household that, when it’s your birthday, to get to choose an outing. I’m 63 today and I’ve chosen Little Moreton Hall, just outside Congleton in East Cheshire.

Yuletide – Little Moreton Hall National Trust. Date: Event running daily from Friday 29 November to Sunday 15 December Description: Join us for a festive feast as we celebrate a Tudor Yuletide with decorations, displays & entertainment for all Fridays, take a guided tour of the food displays and try some Tudor treats.

Little Moreton Hall, also known as Old Moreton Hall, is a moated half-timbered manor house miles ( km) southwest of Congleton in Cheshire, England. The earliest parts of the house were built for the prosperous Cheshire landowner William Moreton in about –08, and the remainder was.

Witch Protection Marks - D bought me a book on the "Mysterious Marks" of Little Moreton Hall but as we left so I missed most of the carvings. During a recent survey burn marks were found around Little Moreton addition to burn marks 2 other marks were discovered - one a compass drawn design with circles and arcs and the other.

Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire (Accredited Museum) John Heywood's Premier table book containing the extended multiplication & money tables combined. John Heywood. Little Moreton Hall Farm. 41 likes. acre organic farm in Cheshire.

Farming: dairy, arable and ers:   Visiting Little Moreton Hall in Cheshire There is a lot about the month Denis and I spent in the UK that I won't be sharing with you-- unless it's the stray photo here and there-- because we spent days throughout that time with family. Little Moreton Hall, Congleton: Hours, Address, Little Moreton Hall Reviews: //5(K).

little moreton hall cheshire Situated near Congleton about an hours drive from Christleton, Little Moreton Hall is one of the most magnificent timber framed buildings in the country.

Built in for the Moreton Family, it is surrounded by 1, acres of farmland, a. Virtual Day out # May Day. Off to Little Moreton Hall just off the A34 in south Cheshire.

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This building was definitely BSL (Before Spirit. Recommended towns & villages near Little Moreton Hall Mow Cop (15 Pictures). in the county of Staffordshire ( miles, km, direction SE) The sheer scale of the height of this village with the quaint sounding name has made it famous, for it is believed that on a clear day the hill is visible to no less than five counties.

The earliest parts of the house were built for the prosperous Cheshire landowner William Moreton in aboutand the remainder was constructed in stages by successive generations of the. Little Moreton Hall (NT), Congleton.

K likes. Built to make a big impression.5/5(4). The Tudor Group will be transforming the Hall for a weekend of living history, where they will recreate a Tudor wedding.

Sat 04 Jul A Midsummer Night's Dream. Pack a picnic and enjoy outdoor theatre presented by Alsager Community Theatre. Thu 09 Jul + 5 other date s.

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Play like a Tudor. Try the Tudor craft of finger loop braiding. A visit to Little Moreton Hall - Katherine Langrish On a trip to the north of England at the beginning of June, we stopped off in Cheshire to visit Little Moreton Hall which as you can see is an utterly gorgeous Tudor manor house not far from Congleton.The National Trust's Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire, is an iconic Tudor manor house, moat and manicured knot garden.

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We visited this amazing house when we were staying in Cheshire. The National Trust describe it as a fairytale gingerbread house but it has to be seen to be believed.

The house is Tudor in style having been built in