Built in 14th century. historic highlights include 16th century choir stalls with finely carved misericords, and the 15th century table tomb and stone coffin of Princess Joan (illegitimate daughter of King John and wife of Llywelyn the Great).
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"In Skellow, Gluniairnn, Northmann, Alsige, Adelo and Leofkoil had 4 carucates of land to the geld. There is land for 3 ploughs. Now William has it of Ilbert. In demesne is 1 plough, and 10 villans and 5 bordars having 3 ploughs. There are 8 acres off meadow, and woodland pasture half a league long and 4 furlongs broad. In the time of King Edward worth 60s, now 40s."
Middleham- Middleham, Yorkshire, England
A small town near Leyburn, with wonderful historic interest. Above the village rises the ruin of mighty Middleham Castle, 12th c stronghold of the Neville family in the Middle ages. The castle keep and walls still stand to a good height. The parish church is dedicated to St Akelda, a murdered Saxon princess, and a holy well dedicated to the saint stands nearby. In the market square is the Swine Cross, a remnant of a … ... more