Out & About …

… on the North York Moors, or wherever I happen to be.

Tag: Grade II* listing building

  • Scarth Wood Farm

    Scarth Wood Farm

    An intriguing building. Named on the modern map, as well as the Ordnance Survey Six Inch 1854 edition, as a farm but I can’t help thinking there is more to it than just a common or garden farmhouse. It is roofed with Welsh slate, a relatively expensive material, compare with the pantile roof of the outbuildings in […]

  • Red Barns

    Red Barns

    I read somewhere that if Gertrude Bell had been born a man she would be as well known today as Lawrence of Arabia. Even so a film ‘Queen of the Desert’ has been made of her life played by Nicole Kidman. Writer, traveller and mountaineer, Gertrude survived more than 50 hours on a rope on […]