The old and the new.

There is a house in Yorkshire, very old is it.

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1642 the year and is surely worth a visit

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Some of the house is ruined and some of it complete

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But if you live for history then it really can’t be beat.

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A medieval barn, no less, with timber no less aged

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It is easy to imagine it, as it was when it was needed.

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Through the grounds, a carefree stroll, ‘quackers’ if you don’t go,

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Walk through fields that Murgatroyd saw looking through his window.

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But that’s the old, so what’s the new? It’s springtime now, you know.

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Perhaps this little chap can trace his roots to nearly four centuries ago.

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Doubt it though!

(East Riddlesden Hall, Keighley, West Yorkshire, England. April 2015)

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