Sewerby Hall with its gardens - a 19th century parkland hall standing just to the north of Bridlington. In pre-Norman times Sewerby belonged to a Carle and Torchil before passing to Robert, Count of Mortain, a, half brother of William the Conqueror after 1066. In 1088 Sewerby, as confiscated from Mortain and the property passed to the Sywardby family who held it until 1545.
Sewerby Hall is a Georgian country house set in 50 acres (20 ha) of landscaped gardens in the village of Sewerby, 2 miles from the seaside town of Bridlington in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. The main block was built circa 1714, incorporating some older work, in 3 storeys in brick with a seven window frontage. In 1808, 2-storey bow fronted wings and a semi-circular Doric portico were added and the whole building painted to resemble stone. The wings were later raised to 3 storey
Beverley Minster, Beverly; Yorkshire. The town of Beverley grew up around the minster church and received its first charter in 1129. Beverley was incorporated as a borough in 1573 during the reign of Elizabeth I and was a place of great importance and wealth.
Beverley and Beverley Minster, East Yorkshire history
Beverley, East Riding, Yorkshire - The town is noted for Beverley Minster, Beverley Westwood, North Bar (a 15th-century gate), and the oldest grammar school in the country, Beverley Grammar School. | by Matthew Wilkinson