As the name suggests, these booklets explore various aspects of Markenfield and its history.
Copies of these booklets can be purchased at the Hall, or you can order them from this website using our printable order form (click here).
The series currently includes the following publications:
Aspects of Markenfield – 1
Piety and Partridges
The historical link between Fountains abbey and Markenfield Hall, 1132 to 1529. Fountains is only two miles from Markenfield, and their histories are closely interlinked.
by William Barber
Aspects of Markenfield – 2
The Markenfield Family Tombs in Ripon Cathedral
Most members of the Markenfield family were buried in the North transept throughout the middle ages, often around the chantry chapel which contained the tomb of Sir Thomas (d. 1898), the finest monument in the cathedral.
by Ian Curteis FSA
Aspects of Markenfield – 3
The Parish of Markenfield Hall
An initial overview of its origins, archaeology and built heritage. A fascinating enquiry into this ancient parish, which is still independent, population six.
by David Rhodes, Brian Crosse and Timothy Knight