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Description

Date: 1790 ?

Methley Hall

Methley Park.

S133 Methley Hall - Georgian Frontage, - 1790 from an old engraving. This frontage was added in the late 18th century after Savile was created Earl of Mexborough in 1766. The photo is of an engraving. Though of no great magnificence without, the second earl lavishly furnished the interior and the Hall was renowned for the social events held there, and as a seat of learning though the family's association with Oxford University.

Author: Nellie Minett.

 

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