The North Riding extends from the fells on the Westmorland border to the highest cliffs in England, facing the North Sea. In an area of scattered settlements, Richmond is one of the best market towns in England, as Whitby is one of the best fishing towns. There are remains of twenty medieval monastic houses, including the unusually complete and beautiful work at Rievaulx, complemented by fine 18th century landscaping. The North Riding also saw Vanbrugh's astonishing first essay into architecture at Castle Howard, and there ...

Yorkshire: The North Riding 1973, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140710298

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