NZ2613 : Ruined barn at Baydale Farm

taken 1 year ago, near to Stapleton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Ruined barn at Baydale Farm
Ruined barn at Baydale Farm
It is generally thought that a leper hospital founded in the 11th or 12th century existed in the locality but no trace of it remained by the 15th century. Some authorities believe that this barn which has an ecclesiastical appearance was built on the site of the hospital and it is marked as "chapel" on the OS map. Others believe that it is just a barn deliberately built by squire George Allen in 1803 to look like a chapel; and that the hospital was probably about a mile to the north-west on the site of the present Baydale Beck public house NZ2514 : The "Baydale Beck" public house
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Date Taken
Thursday, 10 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Saturday, 12 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Woodland, Forest 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2691 1337 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:30.8954N 1:35.1508W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 27073 13195
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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