1: Ancient seat of the Rawdon family, George Rawdon began building this house
in the late 16th Century, situated off Rawdon Hall Drive it has sometimes been
referred to as Rawdon Low Hall.
An overmantel in the West Wing has a carving Anno
Domini 1625, many of the downstairs rooms are panelled.
This is a view of the
house facing east.
2: Rawdon Hall is located on Cliffe Lane and was built by George Rawdon
in the late 16th Century, there is a date stone for 1625 but it is thought this
was added when the building was finished. This image is of a fireplace with
carved overmantel. For more information about the Rawdon family and subsequent
owners see "A History of Rawdon" by David C Willcock, whose son Charles is our web site designer.
3: Exterior view of the hall which was built in the late
4: The house dates back to at least 1625, it was built by George Rawdon
and is located on Cliffe Lane.
Subsequent residents were the Overend family who
were early followers of the Quaker persuasion, Samuel Bingley a wealthy farmer,
a Major Harris, Nathaniel Briggs and his descendants.
It was requisitioned by
the Army during the Second World War.
Charlotte Bronte visited the Hall when she
worked as a governess at nearby Upperwood House.
5: One of the rooms in the hall with period furniture and carved
stonework on the walls.